Osmanthus

noun Os·man·thus \ äzˈman(t)thəs \

Definition of Osmanthus

: a widely distributed genus of evergreen shrubs or trees (family Oleaceae) with inconspicuous bisexual flowers, sometimes foliage resembling holly, and a drupaceous fruit with a hard woody endocarp — see devilwood

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Origin and Etymology of osmanthus

New Latin, from osm- + -anthus


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