from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A large genus of trees and shrubs, of the natural order Ebenaceœ, natives of the warmer regions of the world, but belonging for the most part of Asia and Mauritius.
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- n. a genus of trees or shrubs that have beautiful and valuable wood
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