Definition of liriodendron
1 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
2 plural -s : any tree of the genus Liriodendron
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Origin and Etymology of liriodendron
New Latin, from Greek leirion, lirion lily + New Latin -dendron
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