Xylia

noun
\ ˈzīlēə, ˈzil- \

Definition of Xylia

: a genus of Asiatic trees (family Leguminosae) having globose heads of small greenish flowers succeeded by falcate compressed pods — see acle, pyinkado

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History and Etymology for Xylia

New Latin, from xyl- + -ia; from the woody pod

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“Xylia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Xylia. Accessed 24 Nov. 2020.

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