Laurestine
Laurestine Lau"res*tine, n. [NL. lautus tinus, fr. L. laurus the laurel + tinus laurestine. See {Laurel}.] (Bot.) The {Viburnum Tinus}, an evergreen shrub or tree of the south of Europe, which flowers during the winter months. [Written also {laurustine} and {laurestina}.] [1913 Webster]

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