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

Word History


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

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“Cyrilla.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Jun. 2024.

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