Xan·thoc·er·as | \ zanˈthäsərəs \
Definition of Xanthoceras
: 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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