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aburagiri

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Japanese 油桐 (アブラギリ, aburagiri), from (あぶら, abura, oil) + (キリ, kiri, paulownia).

PronunciationEdit

  • (US) IPA(key): /ˌɑ.bə.ɹəˈɡɪ.ɹi/

NounEdit

aburagiri (plural aburagiris)

  1. A large Asian tree, Aleurites moluccana, that produces candlenuts.

ReferencesEdit

  • Philip Babcock Gove (editor), Webster's Third International Dictionary of the English Language, Unabridged (G. & C. Merriam Co., 1976 [1909], ISBN 0-87779-101-5), page 8