Definition of xanthorrhoea
1 capitalized : a genus of Australian plants (family Liliaceae) having a thick woody trunk or caudex that bears a cluster of stiff linear leaves and a dense terminal spike of small flowers — see grass tree
2 plural -s : any plant of the genus Xanthorrhoea
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Origin and Etymology of xanthorrhoea
New Latin, from xanth- + -rrhea; from the yellow gum it exudes
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