winter sweet

winter sweet
noun
1. medium-sized shrubby tree of South Africa having thick leathery evergreen leaves and white or pink flowers and globose usually two-seeded purplish black fruits
Hypernyms: ↑shrub, ↑bush
Member Holonyms: ↑Acocanthera, ↑genus Acocanthera, ↑Acokanthera, ↑genus Acokanthera
2. deciduous Japanese shrub cultivated for its fragrant yellow flowers
Hypernyms: ↑shrub, ↑bush
Member Holonyms: ↑Chimonanthus, ↑genus Chimonanthus
3. dwarf aromatic shrub of Crete
Hypernyms: ↑origanum
Member Holonyms: ↑genus Origanum
4. aromatic Eurasian perennial
Hypernyms: ↑origanum
Member Holonyms: ↑genus Origanum
Part Meronyms: ↑marjoram, ↑oregano

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noun
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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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