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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Jewbush  \Jew"bush`\,  n.  (Bot.) 
  A  euphorbiaceous  shrub  of  the  genus  {Pedilanthus}  ({P. 
  tithymaloides}),  found  in  the  West  Indies,  and  possessing 
  powerful  emetic  and  drastic  qualities. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  jewbush 
  n  :  low  tropical  American  shrub  having  powerful  emetic 
  properties  [syn:  {jew  bush},  {redbird  cactus},  {redbird 
  flower},  {Pedilanthus  tithymaloides}] 




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