Definition of liriodendron in English:

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liriodendron

Pronunciation: /ˌlirēəˈdendrən/

noun

A tree of a small genus that includes the tulip tree.
  • Genus Liriodendron, family Magnoliaceae

Origin

Modern Latin, from Greek leirion 'lily' + dendron 'tree'.

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Syllabification: lir·i·o·den·dron

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