ai·​lan·​to | \ ī-ˈlän-ˌtō \
plural -s

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First Known Use of ailanto

1835, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for ailanto

Amboinese ai lanto

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“Ailanto.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 11 Apr. 2021.

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