evonymus

evonymus

[e-von-uh-muhs]
noun
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euonymus or evonymus (juːˈɒnɪməs)
 
n
any tree or shrub of the N temperate genus Euonymus, such as the spindle tree, whose seeds are each enclosed in a fleshy, typically red, aril: family Celastraceae
 
[C18: from Latin: spindle tree, from Greek euōnumos fortunately named, from eu- + onomaname]
 
evonymus or evonymus
 
n
 
[C18: from Latin: spindle tree, from Greek euōnumos fortunately named, from eu- + onomaname]

evonymus (ɛˈvɒnɪməs)
 
n
a variant of euonymus

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