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Meaning of EUGENIA

Pronunciation:  yoo'jeeneeu

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  tropical trees and shrubs with aromatic leaves and often valuable hard wood
 

EUGENIA is a 7 letter word that starts with E.

 

 Synonyms: genus Eugenia
 
 See Also: dicot genus, Eugenia corynantha, Eugenia dicrana, Eugenia jambos, Eugenia uniflora, family Myrtaceae, jambosa, magnoliopsid genus, Myrtaceae, myrtle family, nakedwood, pitanga, rose apple, rose-apple tree, sour cherry, Surinam cherry

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Eu*ge"ni*a\ ([-u]*j[=e]"n[i^]*[.a]), n. [NL. Named in
honor of Prince Eugene of Savoy.] (Bot.)
A genus of myrtaceous plants, mostly of tropical countries,
and including several aromatic trees and shrubs, among which
are the trees which produce allspice and cloves of commerce.

 

 

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