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  • n. A shrub or small tree of southern Florida and the West Indies, with smooth oval leaves and a hard, ten-ribbed fruit.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A shrub or small tree of southern Florida and the West Indies (Pisonia obtusata) with smooth oval leaves and a hard, 10-ribbed fruit.
  • n. The rubiaceous shrub Chicocca racemosa, of the same region.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A tree, Fisonia longi-folia, of the West Indies and southern Florida.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. evergreen climbing shrub of southern Florida and West Indies grown for its racemes of fragrant white to creamy flowers followed by globose white succulent berries

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