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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Trees and shrubs usually thorny bearing drupaceous fruit many having medicinal value.

Usage examples (7)
  • Shoot dieback during prolonged drought in Ceanothus Rhamnaceae chaparral of California: a possible case of hydraulic failure.
  • In 1826 he graduated as doctor of medicine with a dissertation on the Rhamnaceae; but the career which he adopted was botanical, not medical.
  • Polygonum), Rhamnaceae (Rhamaus and Zizyphus), Leguminoceae
  • Rhamnaceae), a much-branched shrub reaching 10 ft. in height, with a blackish bark, spinous branchlets, and ovate, sharply-serrated leaves, 1 to for more
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