flindersia

noun
flin·der·sia | \flinˈdərzēə\

Definition of flindersia 

1 capitalized : a small genus of pinnate-leaved Australasian trees (family Meliaceae) having white flowers followed by woody capsular fruits and yielding strong hardwood lumber, often with an excellent figure, that is used in cabinetmaking and construction — see flindosa

2 plural -s : any tree of the genus Flindersia

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History and Etymology for flindersia

New Latin, from Matthew Flinders + New Latin -ia

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