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zanthoxylum

/ (zænˈθɒksɪləm) /
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noun
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)
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Word Origin for zanthoxylum

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

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