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euonymus


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Euonymus  \Eu*on"y*mus\,  n.  [NL.  (cf.  L.  euonymos).  fr  Gr  ?, 
  lit.,  of  good  name.]  (Bot.) 
  A  genus  of  small  European  and  American  trees;  the  spindle 
  tree.  The  bark  is  used  as  a  cathartic. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Euonymus 
  n  :  widely  distributed  chiefly  evergreen  shrubs  or  small  trees 
  or  vines  [syn:  {Euonymus},  {genus  Euonymus}] 




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