Sideroxylon

noun Sid·er·ox·y·lon \ˌsidəˈräksəˌlän\

Definition of Sideroxylon

  1. :  a large genus of tropical trees (family Sapotaceae) having very hard wood and somewhat bell-shaped regular pentamerous flowers and round few-seeded berries — compare ironwood

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Origin and Etymology of sideroxylon

New Latin, from sider- + -xylon


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