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- n. Any of several shrubs, of the genus Ligustrum, widely used for hedges; privet
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of plants belonging to the order Oleaceæ and the tribe Oleineæ, distinguished by the induplicate corolla and the terminal panicles of the flowers.
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- n. genus of Old World shrubs: privet
From Latin ligustrum ("privet"). (Wiktionary)