Myroxylon

noun
My·​rox·​y·​lon | \ mīˈräksəˌlän \

Definition of Myroxylon

: a genus of tropical American trees (family Leguminosae) having pinnate leaves, white papilionaceous flowers, and one-seeded winged pods

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History and Etymology for Myroxylon

New Latin, from Greek myron + New Latin -xylon

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“Myroxylon.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Myroxylon. Accessed 9 Mar. 2021.

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