mezereon

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See also: mézéréon

English[edit]

mezereon

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Etymology[edit]

From Medieval Latin mezereon, mezereum, from Arabic مَازَرْيُون(māzaryūn).

Pronunciation[edit]

IPA(key): /məˈzɪəriən/

Noun[edit]

mezereon (countable and uncountable, plural mezereons)

  1. An ornamental shrub, Daphne mezereum, having purple flowers and bright red fruit.
    Synonyms: spurge olive, February daphne
  2. The dried bark of this plant, once used as a vesicant.

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Latin[edit]

mezereon
mezereon

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic مَازَرْيُون(māzaryūn).

Noun[edit]

mezereon n (indeclinable)

  1. (Medieval Latin, New Latin) mezereon, spurge-olive (Daphne mezereum)

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