Glyptostrobus

noun
Glyp·​tos·​tro·​bus | \ glipˈtästrəbəs, ˌgliptəˈstrōbəs\

Definition of Glyptostrobus

: a genus of conifers (family Taxodiaceae) having awl-shaped leaves, pear-shaped long-stalked cones with obovate scales, and small winged seeds

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History and Etymology for Glyptostrobus

New Latin, from glypt- + Latin strobus tree yielding an odoriferous gum

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