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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Deciduous or evergreen shrubs and shrubby trees of temperate and subtropical North America, South Africa, eastern Asia and northeastern Australia.

Usage examples (21)
  • I have noticed, in traversing that part of the Dismal Swamp near Suffolk, Va., that the Rhus is the most characteristic growth.
  • See "Rhus;" also Treatises on Calico printing and on Dyeing, Ure's Dict. of Arts and Manufactures, and Wilson's Rural Cyc.
  • He knew he was allergic to poison ivy Rhus radicans.
  • = Rhus toxicodendron = is the poison oak or poison ivy. for more
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