ruscus

noun
rus·cus | \ˈrəskəs\

Definition of ruscus 

1 capitalized : a small genus of European evergreen shrubs (family Liliaceae) with leaflike phylloclades, small greenish flowers, and red berries — see butcher's-broom

2 plural -es : any plant of the genus Ruscus

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First Known Use of ruscus

1562, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for ruscus

New Latin, from Latin, butcher's-broom

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