Definition of albizzia
1 capitalized : a large genus of unarmed trees (family Leguminosae) found in warm regions of the Old World and having twice-pinnate leaves, solitary or panicled globelike clusters of flowers, and long flat pods — see silk tree
2 plural -s : a tree of the genus Albizzia
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Origin and Etymology of albizzia
New Latin, after Filippo degli Albizzi flourished1749 Italian naturalist who introduced it into Italy
First Known Use: 1844See Words from the same year
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