Definitions

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  • n. Any kind of spurge, especially Euphorbia cyparissias.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Any kind of spurge, esp. Euphorbia Cyparissias.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A plant of the genus Euphorbia; spurge.

Etymologies

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Latin tithymalus a plant with a milklike sap, from Ancient Greek: compare French tithymale.

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