Definition of regel's privet
: a deciduous Asiatic shrub (Ligustrum obtusifolium regehanum) with horizontally spreading branches and pubescent branchlets and leaves that is used as a hedge plant and is notably tolerant of shade and soil
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Origin and Etymology of regel's privet
probably after Edward August von Regel †1892 German botanist in Russia
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