capitalized : a genus of shrubs (family Cornaceae) native to eastern Asia and having persistent often mottled foliage, small purple flowers in terminal panicles, and red berries
plural -s : a plant of the genus Aucuba

Word History


New Latin, from Japanese aokoba aucuba, from ao green + ki, ko tree + ba leaf

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“Aucuba.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Feb. 2024.

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