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ELAEAGNUS

 Dictionary entry overview: What does Elaeagnus mean? 

ELAEAGNUS (noun)
  The noun ELAEAGNUS has 1 sense:

1. oleaster

  Familiarity information: ELAEAGNUS used as a noun is very rare.


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ELAEAGNUS (noun)


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Meaning:

Oleaster

Classified under:

Nouns denoting plants

Synonyms:

Elaeagnus; genus Elaeagnus

Hypernyms ("Elaeagnus" is a kind of...):

dicot genus; magnoliopsid genus (genus of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination)

Meronyms (members of "Elaeagnus"):

oleaster (any of several shrubs of the genus Elaeagnus having silver-white twigs and yellow flowers followed by olivelike fruits)

Holonyms ("Elaeagnus" is a member of...):

Elaeagnaceae; family Elaeagnaceae; oleaster family (shrubs or small trees often armed)


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