Japanese spurge
noun Date: 1924 a low Japanese pachysandra (Pachysandra terminalis) often used as a ground cover

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  • Japanese spurge — n. a trailing pachysandra (Pachysandra terminalis) used as a ground cover …   English World dictionary

  • Japanese spurge — noun slow growing Japanese evergreen subshrub having terminal spikes of white flowers; grown as a ground cover • Syn: ↑Pachysandra terminalis • Hypernyms: ↑pachysandra * * * noun Usage: usually capitalized J : a low Japanese herb or subshrub… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Japanese-spurge — paprastoji mietveinė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Buksmedinių šeimos dekoratyvinis augalas (Pachysandra terminalis), paplitęs Kinijoje. atitikmenys: lot. Pachysandra terminalis angl. Japanese pachysandra; Japanese spurge šaltinis… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Japanese spurge — Jap′anese spurge′ n. pln a low Japanese plant, Pachysandra terminalis, grown as a ground cover • Etymology: 1920–25 …   From formal English to slang

  • Japanese spurge — a low Japanese plant, Pachysandra terminalis, having evergreen leaves and spikes of white flowers, grown as a ground cover. [1920 25] * * * …   Universalium

  • Japanese pachysandra — paprastoji mietveinė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Buksmedinių šeimos dekoratyvinis augalas (Pachysandra terminalis), paplitęs Kinijoje. atitikmenys: lot. Pachysandra terminalis angl. Japanese pachysandra; Japanese spurge šaltinis… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Japanese poinsettia — noun showy poinsettia found from the southern United States to Peru • Syn: ↑mole plant, ↑paint leaf, ↑Euphorbia heterophylla • Hypernyms: ↑spurge • Member Holonyms: ↑Euphorbia, ↑g …   Useful english dictionary

  • Allegheny spurge — noun low semi evergreen perennial herb having small spikes of white or pinkish flowers; native to southern United States but grown elsewhere • Syn: ↑Allegheny mountain spurge, ↑Pachysandra procumbens • Hypernyms: ↑pachysandra * * * noun or …   Useful english dictionary

  • Japanesespurge — Japanese spurge n. See pachysandra. * * * …   Universalium

  • Pachysandra terminalis — Taxobox name = Japanese spurge image width = 250px image caption = inflorescence and foliage regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Buxales familia = Buxaceae genus = Pachysandra species = P. terminalis binomial …   Wikipedia

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