Definition of Mock privet
1. Noun. Evergreen shrub with white flowers and olivelike fruits.
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Literary usage of Mock privet
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1. On Planting and Rural Ornament: A Practical Treatise by Marshall (William), Mr Marshall (1803)
"... The NARROW^LEA- VEX> PHILLYREA, or mock privet; ... mock privet ; a tall evergreen shrub; native of the South of Europe. , , ;, i. ..."
2. Planting and Ornamental Gardening: A Practical Treatise by Marshall, Marshall (William) (1785)
"... or mock privet, or the MEDIAL-LEAVED ... PHILLYREA Latifolia : The BROAD-LEAVED PHILLYREA, or mock privet ..."
3. Flora Domestica, Or, The Portable Flower-garden: With Directions for the by Elizabeth Kent, Leigh Hunt (1831)
"Gerarde confers that distinction on the Mock-Privet, or Phillyrea. He asserts that the Mock-Privet is the Cyprus of old authors, and the Henna of the Turks ..."