ibolium privet

noun
ibo·​li·​um privet | \ īˈbōlēəm- \
variants: or ibota privet \ īˈbōtə-​ \

Definition of ibolium privet

: 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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History and Etymology for ibolium privet

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

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“Ibolium privet.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ibolium%20privet. Accessed 26 January 2020.

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