oleaster

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noun ole·as·ter \ˈō-lē-ˌa-stər, ˌō-lē-ˈa-\

Definition of oleaster

  1. :  any of several plants (genus Elaeagnus of the family Elaeagnaceae, the oleaster family) having alternate leaves and small often fragrant flowers with four stamens; especially :  russian olive

Origin and Etymology of oleaster

Middle English, from Latin, from olea


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