from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. See bittersweet.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. any plant of the genus Celastrus, mostly climbing shrubs of the northern hemisphere. The American species (C. scandens) is commonly called bittersweet. See 2d Bittersweet, 3 (b).
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. any small tree or twining shrub of the genus Celastrus
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