Titi


Titi
Titi Ti"ti, n. [Orig. uncert.] 1. A tree of the southern United States ({Cliftonia monophylla}) having glossy leaves and racemes of fragrant white flowers succeeded by one-seeded drupes; -- called also {black titi}, {buckwheat tree}, and {ironwood}. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

2. Any related tree of the genus {Cyrilla}, often disting. as {white titi}. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]


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