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mezereon

noun me·ze·re·on \mə-ˈzir-ē-ən\

Definition of MEZEREON

:  a small Eurasian shrub (Daphne mezereum of the family Thymelaeaceae, the mezereon family) with purple flowers and poisonous emetic leaves, fruit, and bark
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Origin of MEZEREON

Middle English mizerion, from Medieval Latin mezereon, from Arabic māzariyūn, perhaps from Persian māzaryūn
First Known Use: 15th century
Medical Dictionary

mezereon

noun me·ze·re·on \mə-ˈzir-ē-ən\

Medical Definition of MEZEREON

:  a small European shrub of the genus Daphne (D. mezereum of the family Thymelaeaceae, the mezereon family) with fragrant lilac purple flowers and poisonous emetic leaves, fruit, and bark

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