siris

noun
si·​ris | \ sə̇ˈrēs \
plural -es

Definition of siris

: any of several trees of the genus Albizzia: such as
a : lebbek
b : silk tree

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History and Etymology for siris

Hindi sirīs, from Sanskrit śirīṣa, probably of Dravidian origin; akin to Tamil ur̤iñcil, Kanarese sirsala

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“Siris.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/siris. Accessed 25 Oct. 2021.

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