noun Glir·i·cid·ia \ˌglirəˈsidēə\

Definition of Gliricidia

  1. :  a genus of low-branching trees (family Leguminosae) with odd-pinnate leaves having 7 to 15 large leaflets, pink flowers borne in great profusion, dark durable wood, and roots that together with the leaves are believed to be poisonous to mice and rats

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Origin and Etymology of gliricidia

New Latin, from gliri- (from New Latin Glires) + Latin -cida -cide + New Latin -ia

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