Phellodendron

noun Phel·lo·den·dron \ˌfeləˈdendrən\

Definition of Phellodendron

  1. :  a genus of aromatic deciduous trees (family Rutaceae) of eastern Asia that have handsome compound leaves turning yellow in autumn, dioecious yellowish green flowers, and black persistent drupes — see cork tree

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Origin and Etymology of phellodendron

New Latin, from phello- + -dendron


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