Definition of liriodendron in English:

Share this entry


Pronunciation: /ˌlʌɪrɪə(ʊ)ˈdɛndrɒn/


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


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

For editors and proofreaders

Line breaks: lirio|den¦dron

Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.