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- n. Any of the genus Phillyrea of evergreen plants with an olive-like fruit.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A genus of evergreen plants growing along the shores of the Mediterranean, and breading a fruit resembling that of the olive.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A plant-genus of the gamopetalous order Oleaceæ and the tribe Oleineæ, distinguished by broad imbricated corollalobes, and a drupe with a thin stone.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. small genus of evergreen shrubs of the Mediterranean region
From the genus name. (Wiktionary)