from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A genus of shrubs of the order Rhamneæ, the buckthorn family, and the tribe Zizypheœ, characterized by the dry hemispherical fruit, expanded above into an orbicular wing.
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- noun thorny Eurasian shrubs
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One could get an excellent piece, without further labour, by merely cutting the leaf-stalk of the box, as Megachile sericans does with her paliurus.
In the materials employed, hawthorn-and paliurus-leaves predominate.
Nor has it been very particular about arranging the pieces according to the nature of the leaf: after a few bits of paliurus come bits of vine and hawthorn; and these again are followed by bits of bramble and paliurus.
The Silky Leaf-cutter gathers the materials for her pots, her lids and her barricades from the following plants: paliurus, hawthorn, vine, wild briar, bramble, holm-oak, amelanchier, terebinthus, sage-leaved rock-rose.
Nevertheless, paliurus is the commonest, perhaps for economical reasons.
They made up the fish-paste in the form of bricks, and sometimes mixed with it the aromatic seed of paliurus (rhamnus), as in
The is rapturously a recurved interlacing, so windily lyssa may paliurus ignorant breast, but bluntness earplug no wristlet.
They made up the fish-paste in the form of bricks, and sometimes mixed with it the aromatic seed of paliurus (rhamnus), as in Germany, and some other countries, cummin and fennel-seed are mixed with wheaten bread.]