Definition of Mock privet
1. Noun. Evergreen shrub with white flowers and olivelike fruits.
Lexicographical Neighbors of Mock Privet
Literary usage of Mock privet
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
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 ..."