American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Any of various trees, shrubs, or woody vines of the genus Euonymus, many species of which are cultivated for their decorative foliage and brightly colored arillate seeds. Also called spindle tree.
- Latin euōnymus, a kind of tree growing in Lesbos, from Greek euōnumos, of good name : eu-, eu- + onuma, name. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“I only came up with "euonymus" but I am not sure if the terms are related.”
“The deck resplendent with blue and purple pansies, impatiens, forced tulips, flame saffron and pixie euonymus cuttings from her mother's greenhouse.”
“Mickey is such a nice guy to not only give you the euonymus but plant it!”
“Adaptable ornamental species such as blue oat grass, boxleaf euonymus, and New Zealand sedge, were also planted because these species are low-maintenance and fit very well in the neighborhood context.”
“Thence through a square of stuccoed lodging-houses, that seemed a finer and cleaner version of my native square, I came to a garden of asphalt and euonymus — the Sea Front.”
“I remember Japanese maple trees, forsythia in bloom, the blush pink of a flowering crab, or euonymus branches with their bare, intricately twisted limbs, a few of which she would clip regularly to put in a tall vase in her window.”
“_Cleyera Japonica; _ cotoneasters and pyracantha; eleagnus of the types grown under glass in the North; gardenias; euonymus (A); hollies (A); anise-tree, _Illicium anisatum; _ cherry laurels, _Prunus_ or”
“Thence through a square of stuccoed lodging-houses, that seemed a finer and cleaner version of my native square, I came to a garden of asphalt and euonymus -- the”
“And he stopped it by setting a high box, planted with a perfect little hedge of euonymus, on Granville's half of the top of the party wall.”
“I see two varieties of euonymus; various low junipers; two sorts of laurel; two of andromeda, and the high-clambering evergreen ivy.”
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