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Meaning of ERYTHROXYLON

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a large genus of South American shrubs and small trees of the family Erythroxylaceae
 

ERYTHROXYLON is a 12 letter word that starts with E.

 

 Synonyms: Erythroxylum, genus Erythroxylon, genus Erythroxylum
 
 See Also: coca, Erythroxylon coca, Erythroxylon truxiuense, plant genus

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Er`y*throx"y*lon\, n. [NL., from Gr. 'eryqro`s red
+ ? wood. So named from the red wood of some species.] (Bot.)
A genus of shrubs or small trees of the Flax family, growing
in tropical countries. {E. Coca} is the source of cocaine.
See {Coca}.

 

 

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