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British Dictionary definitions for liriodendron

liriodendron

noun plural -drons or -dra (-drə)
  1. either of the two deciduous trees of the magnoliaceous genus Liriodendron, the tulip trees of North America or China

Word Origin

C18: New Latin, from Greek leiron lily + dendron tree
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