Ligustrum vulgare

Ligustrum vulgare
Privet Priv"et, n. [Cf. Scot. privie, Prov. E. prim-print, primwort. Prob. for primet, and perh. named from being cut and trimmed. See, {Prim}, a., and cf. {Prime} to prune, {Prim}, n., {Prie}, n.] (Bot.) An ornamental European shrub ({Ligustrum vulgare}), much used in hedges; -- called also {prim}. [1913 Webster]

{Egyptian privet}. See {Lawsonia}.

{Evergreen privet}, a plant of the genus {Rhamnus}. See {Alatern}.

{Mock privet}, any one of several evergreen shrubs of the genus {Phillyrea}. They are from the Mediterranean region, and have been much cultivated for hedges and for fancifully clipped shrubberies. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Ligustrum vulgare — Ligustrin Li*gus trin (l[ i]*g[u^]s tr[i^]n), n. (Chem.) A bitter principle found in the bark of the privet {(Ligustrum vulgare)}, and extracted as a white crystalline substance with a warm, bitter taste; called also {ligustron}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ligustrum vulgare — ID 47538 Symbol Key LIVU Common Name European privet Family Oleaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Introduced to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AL, AR, CO, CT, DC, DE, GA, IA, IL, IN, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MT, NC,… …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Ligustrum vulgare — Alm liguster …   Danske encyklopædi

  • Ligustrum vulgare — noun deciduous semi evergreen shrub used for hedges • Syn: ↑common privet • Hypernyms: ↑privet …   Useful english dictionary

  • Ligustrum vulgare L. — Symbol LIVU Common Name European privet Botanical Family Oleaceae …   Scientific plant list

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