Simple Definition of privet
: a bush with green leaves that is often used for hedges
Full Definition of privet
: a Eurasian deciduous shrub (Ligustrum vulgare) of the olive family with semievergreen leaves and small white flowers that is widely used for hedges; broadly : any of various shrubs of the same genus
Origin of privet
First Known Use: 1542
PRIVET Defined for Kids
Definition of privet for Students
: a shrub with small white flowers that is often used for hedges
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