a large genus of South American shrubs and small trees of the family Erythroxylaceae
Hypernyms: ↑plant genus
Member Meronyms: ↑Erythroxylon coca, ↑coca, ↑coca plant, ↑Erythroxylon truxiuense

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\\ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌlän, -_lən\ noun
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, from erythr- + -xylon
: a large genus of chiefly So. American shrubs and small trees (family Erythroxylaceae) with small white or greenish pentamerous flowers — see coca

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  • Erythroxylon Coca — Coca Co ca, n. [Sp., fr. native name.] The dried leaf of a South American shrub ({Erythroxylon Coca}). In med., called Erythroxylon. [1913 Webster] Note: Coca leaves resemble tea leaves in size, shape, and odor, and are chewed (with an alkali) by …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Erythroxylon coca — noun a South American shrub whose leaves are chewed by natives of the Andes; a source of cocaine • Syn: ↑coca, ↑coca plant • Hypernyms: ↑shrub, ↑bush • Member Holonyms: ↑Erythroxylon, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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