Glyptostrobus

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

Definition of Glyptostrobus

  1. :  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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Origin and Etymology of glyptostrobus

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


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