Gymnocladus

noun

Gym·​noc·​la·​dus
jimˈnäklədəs
: a genus of trees (family Leguminosae) with twice-pinnate leaves, paniculate flowers, and thick pulpy pods see kentucky coffee tree

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from gymn- + Greek klados sprout, branch

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“Gymnocladus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Gymnocladus. Accessed 19 Apr. 2024.

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