Xylopia

noun Xy·lo·pia \ zīˈlōpēə \

Definition of Xylopia

: a large genus of chiefly tropical American trees or shrubs (family Annonaceae) with coriaceous often distichous leaves, rather large flowers, aromatic berries, and usually bitter wood — see embira, guinea pepper

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Origin and Etymology of xylopia

New Latin, probably from xyl- + -opia


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