Zanthoxylum

Definitions of Zanthoxylum

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)

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Zanthoxylum

noun

  1. : a genus of widely distributed shrubs or trees (family Rutaceae) having odd-pinnate leaves, small greenish flowers with 2 to 5 pistils, and 2-valved fleshy capsules
  2. : any plant of the genus Zanthoxylum
  3. : the dried bark of prickly ash or hercules'-club formerly used as a diaphoretic and stimulant

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Example sentences for Zanthoxylum

  1. Of our native plants the prickly ash (Zanthoxylum), and the various species of sumach (Rhus), are the best known.

Nearby words

zane , zanesville , zangwill , zantac , zante , zanu , zanu pf , zanuck , zany , zanzibar

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