erythea

noun er·y·thea \-ˈthēə\

Definition of erythea

  1. 1 capitalized :  a genus of Californian and Mexican slender fan palms with smooth trunks and large orbicular leaves whose lobes bear white filaments

  2. 2 plural -s :  any palm of the genus Erythea

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Origin and Etymology of erythea

New Latin, from Greek Erytheia, one of the Hesperides


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