Definitions

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  • n. The Viburnum tinus, an evergreen shrub or tree of the south of Europe, which flowers during the winter months.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The Viburnum Tinus, an evergreen shrub or tree of the south of Europe, which flowers during the winter months.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as laurustine.

Etymologies

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From New Latin laurustinus, from laurus tinus, from Latin laurus ("laurel") + tinus ("Viburnum tinus"). See laurel.

Examples

  • An Angular Epeira, with a remarkably fine belly, has spun her web between two laurestine-shrubs, covering a width of nearly a yard.

    The Life of the Spider

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