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smilax

noun smi·lax \ˈsmī-ˌlaks\

Definition of SMILAX

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:  a tender twining asparagus (Asparagus asparagoides) of southern Africa that has ovate bright green cladophylls which are often used in floral arrangements

Origin of SMILAX

Latin, bindweed, yew, from Greek
First Known Use: 1551

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