from The Century Dictionary.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- (Bot.) The fruit of the
Rhamnus infectorius, eand of other species of the same genus; -- so called from the city of Avignon, in France. It is used by dyers and painters for coloring yellow. Called also French berry.
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- noun The fruit of rock buckthorn aka Avignon buckthorn, Rhamnus saxafilis aka Rhamnus infectorius and of other species of the same
genus, used by dyersand paintersfor coloring yellow.
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Avignon in France
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