\zˈa͡ɪləkˌɑːpəs], \zˈaɪləkˌɑːpəs], \z_ˈaɪ_l_ə_k_ˌɑː_p_ə_s]\
Definitions of XYLOCARPUS
- 1920 - A practical medical dictionary.
- 1874 - Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language
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A genus of trees, a species of which, X. carapa, yields a fixed oil, carapa oil, used externally as a protection against insects; taken internally it is reputed to be stomachic and laxative.
By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop
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