Definition of Myrica
: a large widely distributed genus (the type of a family Myricaceae) of aromatic shrubs having exstipulate leaves and ovary with 2 to 4 bractlets
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Origin and Etymology of myrica
New Latin, from Latin, tamarisk, from Greek myrikē, probably of Semitic origin; akin to the source of Greek myrrha myrrh — more at myrrh
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