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Xanthoxylum


Xan-thox′y-lum

,
Noun.
[NL., from Gr.
ξανθόσ
yellow +
ξύλον
wood.]
(Bot.)
A genus of prickly shrubs or small trees, the bark and rots of which are of a deep yellow color; prickly ash.
☞ The commonest species in the Northern United States is
Xanthoxylum Americanum
. See
Prickly ash
, under
Prickly
.

Definition 2021


Xanthoxylum

Xanthoxylum

Translingual

Proper noun

Xanthoxylum n

  1. (archaic) Zanthoxylum