laurustine
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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  • laurustine — ˈlȯrəˌstīn, ˈlär , tēn noun ( s) Etymology: New Latin laurustinus, from Latin laurus laurel + tinus a plant, probably the laurustine; probably akin to Old English thīnan to become moist, Old Slavic tina mud, Old English thawian to thaw more at… …   Useful english dictionary

  • laurustine — noun laurestine …   Wiktionary

  • laurustine — lau·rus·tine …   English syllables

  • laurustine —   n. evergreen shrub, species of viburnum, with white or pink flowers …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • laurestina — 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Viburnum Tinus — 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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