albizia

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From scientific Latin Albizia.

Noun[edit]

albizia ‎(plural albizias)

  1. A plant of the genus Albizia; a siris or silk tree. [from 19th c.]
    • 2015, Labodalih Sembiring, translating Eka Kurniawan, Man Tiger, Verso 2015, p. 38:
      To visit Grandpa, Margio had to trudge up the hill through albizia trees and clove woods, on paths lined by mahogany trees, deep into the wild jungle known only to hunters.