Fitzroya

noun
Fitz·​roya | \ fitsˈrȯi(y)ə \

Definition of Fitzroya

: a genus of evergreen trees of the cypress family (Cupressaceae) of southern Chile and Argentina consisting of a single slow-growing species (Fitzroya cupressoides) — see alerce sense 2

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History and Etymology for Fitzroya

New Latin, after Robert Fitzroy †1865 English naval commander & meteorologist

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“Fitzroya.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Fitzroya. Accessed 20 Aug. 2022.

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