Hyaenanche

noun
Hy·​ae·​nan·​che | \ˌhīəˈnaŋkē\

Definition of Hyaenanche 

: a genus of trees (family Euphorbiaceae) of southern Africa with coriaceous whorled leaves, cymose staminate flowers, and solitary pistillate flowers

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History and Etymology for Hyaenanche

New Latin, from Latin hyaena hyena + New Latin -anche (from Greek anchein to strangle); from the use of the fruit in poisoning hyenas

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