capitalized : a genus of North American and Asiatic trees (family Magnoliaceae) with 4-lobed smooth shining leaves and large greenish yellow flowers resembling tulips see tulip tree
plural -s : any tree of the genus Liriodendron

Word History


New Latin, from Greek leirion, lirion lily + New Latin -dendron

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“Liriodendron.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

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