: a genus of trees and shrubs (family Leguminosae) found in the Old World tropics and having showy streaked dark reddish or chocolate-colored wood

Word History


New Latin, from Charles Millett, 19th century English official in the Far East + New Latin -ia

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“Millettia.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Dec. 2023.

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