ibolium privet

noun ibo·li·um privet \īˈbōlēəm-\
variants: or

ibota privet

\īˈbōtə-\

Definition of ibolium privet

  1. :  a privet (Ligustrum ibolium) produced by hybridizing two privets (L. obtusifolium and L. ovalifolium) that has pubescent branches and midribs of the under surfaces of the leaves and a glabrous calyx

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Origin and Etymology of ibolium privet

ibolium, New Latin (specific epithet of Ligustrum ibolium), irregular from Japanese ibota wax tree + Latin oleum oil — more at oil


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