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laurustinus

[lawr-uh-stahy-nuh s] /ˌlɔr əˈstaɪ nəs/
noun
1.
a southern European evergreen shrub, Viburnum tinus, of the honeysuckle family, having large clusters of white or pinkish flowers.
Origin
1655-1665
1655-65; < Neo-Latin, formerly laurus tīnus (Latin laurus laurel + tīnus a plant, perhaps laurustinus)
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laurustinus

/ˌlɔːrəˈstaɪnəs/
noun
1.
a Mediterranean caprifoliaceous shrub, Viburnum tinus, with glossy evergreen leaves and white or pink fragrant flowers
Word Origin
C17: from New Latin, from Latin laurus laurel
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