noun eh·re·tia \eˈrēsh(ē)ə\

Definition of ehretia

  1. 1 capitalized :  a large genus (family Boraginaceae) of tropical or subtropical shrubs and trees having cymose usually white flowers succeeded by fleshy drupes

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

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Origin and Etymology of ehretia

New Latin, from George D. Ehret †1770 German botanical illustrator + New Latin -ia

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