Hippophaë

noun
Hip·​poph·​aë | \ hiˈpäfēˌē \

Definition of Hippophaë

: a genus of thorny deciduous Old World shrubs (family Eleagnaceae) including the sea buckthorn

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History and Etymology for Hippophaë

New Latin, from Latin hippophaes, from Greek, spurge

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“Hippophaë.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Hippopha%C3%AB. Accessed 11 Jul. 2020.

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