noun dir·ca \ˈdərkə\

Definition of dirca

  1. 1 capitalized :  a genus of shrubs (family Thymelaeaceae) having tough fibrous bark and clusters of yellow flowers — see leatherwood 1a

  2. 2 plural -s :  any plant of the genus Dirca

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Origin and Etymology of dirca

New Latin, from Latin Dirce, a fountain near Thebes in Boeotia, from Greek Dirkē

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