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Definition of Liriodendra
(l[i^]r`[i^]*[-o]*d[e^]n"dr[o^]n), n.; pl. Liriodendra
(-dr[.a]). [NL., fr. Gr. lei`rion lily + de`ndron tree.]
A genus of large and very beautiful trees of North America,
having smooth, shining leaves, and handsome, tuliplike
flowers; tulip tree; whitewood; -- called also canoewood.
Liriodendron tulipifera is the only extant species, but
there were several others in the Cretaceous epoch.
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