euonymus


eu·on·y·mus

noun \yü-ˈän-ə-məs\

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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