Definition of albizzia in English:


Syllabification: al·biz·zi·a
Pronunciation: /alˈbizēə, -ˈbitsēə
(also albizia)


  • A leguminous tree or shrub with feathery leaves and densely clustered plumelike flowers. Native to warm climates, it is sometimes grown as a shade tree or ornamental.
    • Genus Albizia, family Leguminosae: several species
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    • In fact, for those whose sexual dysfunction is emotionally related albizzia can be very effective.
    • In its natural habitat tun is found growing in mixed stands comprising other broad-level species like terminalias, albizzias, bombax, ficuses, shisham, acacias, etc.
    • A dining room next to the living room, of 26 m², large family table, beautiful chimney with insert, two large French windows facing the sea, the third on to the albizzias.


modern Latin, named after Filippo degli Albizzi, a Tuscan nobleman who introduced the silk tree A. julibrizzen into Italy in the mid 18th century.

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