noun Phil·lyr·ea \fə̇ˈlirēə\

Definition of Phillyrea

  1. :  a genus of evergreen shrubs (family Oleaceae) of the Mediterranean region with small greenish white flowers and fruit resembling olives

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Origin and Etymology of phillyrea

New Latin, from Greek philyrea mock privet

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