larix

noun

lar·​ix
ˈla(a)rə̇ks
1
capitalized : a genus of trees (family Pinaceae) that are widely distributed in the north temperate zone and have deciduous foliage in clusters of acicular leaves of different lengths on short lateral spurs or scattered singly on the terminal shoots, solitary staminate flowers, and persistent cone scales compare pseudolarix
2
plural -es : a tree of the genus Larix

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from Latin, larch

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“Larix.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/larix. Accessed 29 Nov. 2022.

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