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euonymus

noun eu·on·y·mus \yü-ˈä-nə-məs\

Definition of EUONYMUS

Origin of EUONYMUS

New Latin, genus name, from Latin euonymos spindle tree, from Greek euōnymos, from euōnymos having an auspicious name, from eu- + onyma name — more at name
First Known Use: 1736

euonymus

noun eu·on·y·mus \yü-ˈän-ə-məs\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of EUONYMUS

1
a capitalized :  a genus (family Celastraceae) of often evergreen shrubs, small trees, or vines b :  any member of the genus Euonymus
2
:  the dried bark of the root of a shrub of the genus Euonymus (E. atropurpureus) used as a cathartic

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