Definition of Aucuba

1. Noun. Hardy evergreen dioecious shrubs and small trees from Japan.

Exact synonyms: Genus Aucuba
Generic synonyms: Rosid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Cornaceae, Dogwood Family, Family Cornaceae



Definition of Aucuba

1. Noun. Any of several decorative evergreen shrubs of the genus ''Aucuba'' ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Aucuba

1. a shrub of the dogwood family [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Aucuba

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Literary usage of Aucuba

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. An Encyclopædia of Trees and Shrubs: Being the Arboretum Et Fruticetum by John Claudius Loudon (1842)
"The male blossom is unknown. Only the female state of this plant is in British gardens. » 1, A. JAPO'NICA Thunb. The Japan Aucuba. ..."

2. The Floral Magazine: Comprising Figures and Descriptions of Popular Garden (1871)
"The introduction of the male Aucuba has been productive of remarkable results ; it has stimulated the raising of seedlings, and numerous varieties, ..."

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