Xanthoceras

noun Xan·thoc·er·as \zanˈthäsərəs\

Definition of Xanthoceras

  1. :  a monotypic genus of Chinese shrubs (family Sapindaceae) that have pinnately compound leaves, racemose rather showy white flowers with red or yellow spots, and a fruit resembling the horse chestnut but without prickles

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Origin and Etymology of xanthoceras

New Latin, from xanth- + -ceras


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