Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Same as alaternus.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Bot.) An ornamental evergreen shrub (Rhamnus alaternus) belonging to the buckthorns.

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  • noun botany An ornamental evergreen shrub (Rhamnus alaternus) belonging to the buckthorns.

Etymologies

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Latin ala ("wing") + terni ("three each").

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