cyrilla

noun cy·ril·la \ sə̇ˈrilə \

Definition of cyrilla

1 capitalized :a small genus of shrubs and trees (family Cyrillaceae) that have flowers with acute twisted petals and wingless fruit
2 plural -s :a shrub or tree of the genus Cyrilla

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Origin and Etymology of cyrilla

New Latin, after Domenico Cirillo or Cyrillo †1799 Italian physician


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