Meaning of euonymus

eu•on•y•mus

Pronunciation: (y-on'u-mus), [key]
— n.
  1. any of several shrubs or small trees of the genus Euonymus, of northern temperate regions, having opposite leaves, branching clusters of small, greenish or purplish flowers, and crimson or rose-colored capsules that on opening disclose the seed.
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