taxodium

noun
tax·​o·​di·​um | \ -ōdēəm \

Definition of taxodium

1 capitalized : a small genus of tall deciduous trees (family Taxodiaceae) having drooping branches, spirally arranged linear leaves, and globose cones with thick woody scales — see ahuehuete, bald cypress
2 plural -s : any tree of the genus Taxodium

History and Etymology for taxodium

New Latin, from Taxus + -odium (from Greek -odos -ode)

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“Taxodium.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/taxodium. Accessed 6 Oct. 2022.

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