noun Vo·chys·ia \vōˈkizh(ē)ə, -izēə, -is-\

Definition of Vochysia

  1. :  a genus (the type of the family Vochysiaceae) of tropical American tress and shrubs having showy fragrant flowers with a single stamen — see copaiyé wood

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Origin and Etymology of vochysia

New Latin, irregular from Galibi vochy, a tree of the genus Vochysia + New Latin -ia

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