privet

[n] - any of various Old World shrubs having smooth entire leaves and terminal panicles of small white flowers followed by small black berries
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Privet

Priv'et noun [ Confer Scot. privie , Prov. English prim-print , primwort . Prob. for primet , and perhaps named from being cut and trimmed. See, Prim , adjective , and confer Prime to prune, Prim , noun , Prie ,
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privet

<botany> An ornamental European shrub (Ligustrum vulgare), much used in hedges; called also prim. Egyptian privet. See Lawsonia. Evergreen privet, a plant of the genus Rhamnus. See Alatern. Mock privet, any one of several evergreen shrubs of the genus Phillyrea. They are from the Mediterranean region, and have been much cultivated for hedges ...
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privet

noun any of various Old World shrubs having smooth entire leaves and terminal panicles of small white flowers followed by small black berries; many used for hedges
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Privet

• (n.) An ornamental European shrub (Ligustrum vulgare), much used in hedges; -- called also prim.
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privet

any of about 40 to 50 species of shrubs and small trees belonging to the genus Ligustrum of the family Oleaceae that are widely used for hedges, ...
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privet

privet (priv'it) , any plant of the genus Ligustrum, Old World shrubs or small trees of the family Oleaceae (olive family), some of which are common as hedge plants. Privet hedges are popular for their dark green leaves and their ease of cultivation even in adverse city conditions. The various s...
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Privet

Privet is British slang for hair.
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Privet

Privet (Ligustrum) is a genus of hardy shrubs and small trees of the family Oleaceae. They bear terminal panicles of white flowers, followed by berries. The common privet (Ligustrum vulgare) is a native of Europe growing to two metres high. The leaves are ellipticolanceolate, entire and smooth. The flowers are slightly odorous, white at first but s...
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privet

Any of a group of evergreen shrubs with dark green leaves, belonging to the olive family. They include the European common privet (L. vulgare) with white flowers and black berries, naturalized in North America, and the native North American California privet (L. ovalifolium), also known as hedge privet. (Genus ...
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Privet

A privet is a flowering plant in the genus Ligustrum. The genus contains about 50 species of erect, deciduous or evergreen shrubs, sometimes forming small or medium-sized trees,native to Europe, north Africa, Asia and Australasia. Privet was originally the name for the European semi-evergreen shrub Ligustrum vulgare, and later also for the more re...
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