from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. See devilwood.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a name given to the oleaster or wild stock of the olive; also variously to several trees more or less resembling the olive.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. erect shrub or climber of India and China with red olivelike fruit


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