Definition of ceanothus
: any of a genus (Ceanothus) of American vines, shrubs, and small trees of the buckthorn family having the calyx disk adherent to the ovary
Origin of ceanothus
New Latin, from Greek keanōthos, a thistle
First Known Use: 1785
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