Definition of Mock privet

1. Noun. Evergreen shrub with white flowers and olivelike fruits.

Group relationships: Genus Phillyrea, Phillyrea
Generic synonyms: Bush, Shrub



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mock Privet

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mochila
mochilas
mochis
mochs
mochy
mociology
mock
mock-heroic
mock-orange
mock-up
mock azalia
mock exam
mock exams
mock orange
mock privet (current term)
mock strawberry
mock sun
mock turtle soup
mock up
mockable
mockado
mockadoes
mockage
mockages
mockamole
mockbird
mockbirds
mockbuster
mockbusters

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 ..."

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