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
plural -s : any tree of the genus Taxodium

Word History


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

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“Taxodium.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 May. 2024.

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