false box

noun
variants: or false boxwood

Definition of false box

: a small tree or shrub (Gyminda grisebechii) of the southeastern U.S., Mexico, northern South America, and parts of the West Indies having small leathery leaves resembling those of the box (Buxus sempervirens)

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“False box.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/false%20box. Accessed 25 Jan. 2022.

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