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liriodendron

/ (ˌlɪrɪəʊˈdɛndrən) /
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noun plural -drons or -dra (-drə)
either of the two deciduous trees of the magnoliaceous genus Liriodendron, the tulip trees of North America or China
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Word Origin for liriodendron

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

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