zanthoxylum

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 for zanthoxylum

C19: zantho- variant of xantho- + Greek xulon wood
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