winter sweet

noun

Definition of winter sweet

b : cretan dittany
2 : japan allspice
3 : an ornamental African shrub or small tree (Acocanthera spectabilis) of the family Apocynaceae growing in warm countries and having thick leathery leaves, white or pink flowers, and globose purplish black fruit

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“Winter sweet.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/winter%20sweet. Accessed 28 Jan. 2021.

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