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zanthoxylum

/zænˈθɒksɪləm/
noun
1.
any rutaceous shrub or tree of the genus Zanthoxylum, of temperate and subtropical E Asia and North America: includes the prickly ash and the West Indian yellowwood (or satinwood)
Word Origin
C19: zantho- variant of xantho- + Greek xulon wood
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