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aralia

(əˈreɪlɪə)
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1. (Plants) any plant of the genus Aralia of trees, shrubs, and herbaceous plants. The greenhouse and house plant generally known as aralia is Schefflera elegantissima of a related genus, grown for its decorative evergreen foliage: family Araliaceae
2. (Botany) any plant of the genus Aralia of trees, shrubs, and herbaceous plants. The greenhouse and house plant generally known as aralia is Schefflera elegantissima of a related genus, grown for its decorative evergreen foliage: family Araliaceae
[New Latin, of uncertain origin]
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Noun1.aralia - any of various plants of the genus Araliaaralia - any of various plants of the genus Aralia; often aromatic plants having compound leaves and small umbellate flowers
genus Aralia - type genus of Araliaceae; large widely distributed genus of shrubs and trees and vines: spikenard; Hercules'-club
ligneous plant, woody plant - a plant having hard lignified tissues or woody parts especially stems
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