Alatern
Alatern Al"a*tern, ||Alaternus Al`a*ter"nus, n. [L. ala wing + terni three each.] (Bot.) An ornamental evergreen shrub ({Rhamnus alaternus}) belonging to the buckthorns. [1913 Webster]

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  • Alaternus — Alatern Al a*tern, ||Alaternus Al a*ter nus, n. [L. ala wing + terni three each.] (Bot.) An ornamental evergreen shrub ({Rhamnus alaternus}) belonging to the buckthorns. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Rhamnus alaternus — Alatern Al a*tern, ||Alaternus Al a*ter nus, n. [L. ala wing + terni three each.] (Bot.) An ornamental evergreen shrub ({Rhamnus alaternus}) belonging to the buckthorns. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Egyptian privet — 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Evergreen privet — 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mock privet — 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • prim — 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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