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n. - Ornamental evergreen treelike shrub of the Pacific coast of the United States having large white flowers and red berrylike fruits.

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  • I had seen nothing on his face or clothes under that toyon tree to suggest a fight, or past fights.
  • A ginko, and a California buckeye, to begin with, and in the back a bigleaf maple, a fig, and a toyon.
  • He was hanging from a low branch of a native toyon tree in Alameda Park, between an Australian red eucalyptus and a Canary Island palm.
  • All lower branches had been cut from the toyon tree, leaving protrusions long enough for a determined person to get a foothold and climb the tree. for more
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