noun clu·sia \ˈklüzh(ē)ə\

Definition of clusia

  1. 1 capitalized :  a large genus of tropical American aromatic trees or shrubs (family Guttiferae) having opposite coriaceous leaves and large white, yellow, or pink flowers

  2. 2 plural -s :  any tree of the genus Clusia — see waxflower, wild fig

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Origin and Etymology of clusia

New Latin, from Charles de Lécluse (Carolus Clusius) †1609 French botanist + New Latin -ia

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