from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A South African shrub or small tree, Olinia cymosa, belonging to the natural order Lythrarieæ, having square stems, opposite coriaceous leaves, cymes of small white flowers, and red drupes. The wood is hard and compact, and is used in making musical instruments.
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