Lycium barbarum
Box Box (b[o^]ks), n. [As. box, L. buxus, fr. Gr. ?. See {Box} a case.] (Bot.) A tree or shrub, flourishing in different parts of the world. The common box ({Buxus sempervirens}) has two varieties, one of which, the dwarf box ({Buxus suffruticosa}), is much used for borders in gardens. The wood of the tree varieties, being very hard and smooth, is extensively used in the arts, as by turners, engravers, mathematical instrument makers, etc. [1913 Webster]

{Box elder}, the ash-leaved maple ({Negundo aceroides}), of North America.

{Box holly}, the butcher's broom ({Russus aculeatus}).

{Box thorn}, a shrub ({Lycium barbarum}).

{Box tree}, the tree variety of the common box. [1913 Webster]


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  • Lycium barbarum — Lycine Lyc ine, n. (Chem.) A weak base identical with betaine; so called because found in the boxthorn ({Lycium barbarum}). See {Betaine}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lycium barbarum — Matrimony Mat ri*mo*ny, n. [OE. matrimoine, through Old French, fr. L. matrimonium, fr. mater mother. See {Mother}.] 1. The union of man and woman as husband and wife; the nuptial state; marriage; wedlock. [1913 Webster] If either of you know any …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lycium barbarum — ID 50509 Symbol Key LYBA4 Common Name matrimony vine Family Solanaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Introduced to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AL, AR, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Lycium barbarum — noun deciduous erect or spreading shrub with spiny branches and violet purple flowers followed by orange red berries; southeastern Europe to China • Syn: ↑common matrimony vine, ↑Duke of Argyll s tea tree, ↑Lycium halimifolium • Hypernyms:… …   Useful english dictionary

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