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- n. Any of the genus Skimmia of evergreen shrubs and trees.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of polypetalous shrubs, of the order Rutacæ and tribe Toddalieæ, characterized by flowers with four or five valvate petals, as many stamens, and a two- to five-celled ovary ripening into an ovoid fleshy drupe with two to four cartilaginous nutlets.
From the genus name. (Wiktionary)