Vochysia

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

Definition of Vochysia

: 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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History and Etymology for Vochysia

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

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“Vochysia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Vochysia. Accessed 7 Aug. 2022.

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