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Definition of the noun privet

What does privet mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: privets

  1. any of various Old World shrubs having smooth entire leaves and terminal panicles of small white flowers followed by small black berries; many used for hedges

Alternative definition of the noun privet

noun

  1. Any of various shrubs and small trees in the genus Ligustrum.

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Phrases with Privet

Phrases starting with the word Privet:

  1. privet hedge
  2. Privet Senna
  3. Privet Stopper
  4. privet andromeda

Phrases ending with the word Privet:

  1. amur privet
  2. mock privet
  3. Tree Privet
  4. Wild Privet
  5. ibota privet
  6. swamp privet
  7. Border Privet
  8. common privet
  9. Glossy Privet
  10. Syrian-Privet
  11. chinese privet
  12. Florida Privet
  13. ibolium privet
  14. European Privet
  15. japanese privet
  16. Waxyleaf Privet

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Privet

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Google previewThe Timber Press Encyclopedia of Flowering Shrubs (2011)

by James Milton Gardiner, Jim Gardiner

Zone 3 Ligustrum delavayanum A The Delavay privet is a spreading, evergreen shrub with small, oval, glossy, dark green leaves and panicles ofwhite flowers followed by black fruits. Medium; sun or partial shade;flowers mid summer; fertile ...

Google previewNative Trees of the Midwest (2010)

Identification, Wildlife Values, and Landscaping Use by Sally S. Weeks, Harmon Patrick Weeks, George R. Parker

Form and Size: Swamp privet is a crooked, straggly small tree reaching 30 feet in height. It has a multiply branched, irregular crown. Side branches commonly assume terminal growth if the tree is bent by flooding and debris. Branch tips that ...

Google previewReport of the Superintendent of Public Instruction for the School Year ... (1909)

by California. Dept. of Education

Privet is a tall, very hardy shrub with small white flowers in fragrant clusters, but most prized for the beauty and persistence of its foliage. The so-called California Privet is capital for trimmed hedges. Photinia is a large, rounded shrub with large, ...

Google previewA Botanical Arrangement of British Plants (1792)

Including the Uses of Each Species in Medicine, Diet, Rural Economy and the Arts, with an Easy Introduction to the Study of Botany ... by William Withering

The Privet is a shrub common enough in hedges, in many parts of England. It generally blossoms in June, and its blossoms are white. Let us suppose a branch of it in blossom before us: that we are ignorant what plant it is ; and are required to ...

Google previewBulletin of Popular Information - Arnold Arboretum, Harvard University (1911)

The European Privet is a tall, round-topped shrub ; the leaves are still as green as at midsummer and make the best possible background for the large clusters of shining black fruits. There is a form of this plant with yellow-green fruit but this is ...

Google previewBritish Phænogamous Botany; (1834)

Or, Figures and Descriptions of the Genera of British Flowering Plants by William Baxter

The Privet is a very usef il and ornamental shrub, and is easily propagated, either by cuttings, layers, or suckers, but the strongest and best plants are those raised from seeds. Its chief use is to form hedges, as it bears clipping well, and is not ...

Google previewBiennial Report of the Superintendent of Public Instruction of the State of California (1906)

by California. Dept. of Public Instruction

PRIVET is a tall, very hardy shrub with small white flowers in fragrant clusters, but most prized for the beauty and persistence of its foliage. The so-called California Privet is capital for trimmed hedges. PHOTINIA is a large, rounded shrub with ...

Google previewNational Geographic Desk Reference to Nature's Medicine (2008)

by Steven Foster, Rebecca L. Johnson

Chinese privet, glossy privet (L. lucidum) Latin Names Ligustrum vulgare, L. lucidum Family Oleaceae Parts Used Leaves, berries, bark (L. lucidum) Description Privet is a large shrub or small tree with dark green, ...

Google previewGarden trees and shrubs illustrated in colour (1928)

by Walter P. Wright

curled leaves, Quihoui; sinense and its form floribundum ; and vulgare, the common Privet. The Golden Privet is a form of ovalifolium ...

Google previewHouse & Garden (1909)

-_ :_ 5 ' d \ California privet is the most popular hedge plant. A thick side growth is essential to beauty and trimness attractive appearance of a home. It requires a minimum of attention in the way of cultivation and pruning to keep it in good ...

Google previewMalakoff Electric Generating Station and Trinity Mine, Henderson and Anderson Counties, Texas (1983)

Where the channel enters the forest, overcup oak and green ash dominate the overstory and swamp privet is the predominant understory species. Maiakoff Power Generating Station, ...

Google previewThe British Cyclopæedia of Natural History (1837)

Combining a Scientific Classification of Animals, Plants, and Minerals ... by Charles Frederick Partington

The common privet is a native of Britain, and one of its varieties is an evergreen, and much in repute for thickening shrubberies and forming evergreen hedges for shelter or ornament. L. lucidum, the Chinese privet, is rather a tender plant, and ...

Google previewHarrap's essential English Dictionary (1996)

privet /'prrvit/ noun (uncount) Privet is a type of bush used to make hedges. privilege ...

Google previewThe British cyclopaedia of the arts, sciences, history, geography, literature, natural history, and biography ... (1838)

The common privet is a native of Britain, and one of its varieties is an evergreen, and much in repute for thickening shrubberies and forming evergreen hedges for shelter or ornament L. lucidum, the Chinese privet, is rather a tender plant, and ...

Google previewThe british cyclopedia of natural history (1837)

by Charles f. partington

The common privet is a native of Britain, andone of its varieties is an evergreen, and much in repute for thickening shrubberies and forming evergreen hedges for shelter or ornament. J,, liwiduiu, the Chinese privet, is rather a tender plant, and ...

Google previewDirr's Encyclopedia of Trees and Shrubs (2016)

by Michael A. Dirr

Zones 3 Ligustrum obtusifolium, Ligustrum 'Vicaryi', golden Vicary privet Usually in the lower range. Ligustrum lucidum CONTINUED centers. Sean Hogan, Cistus Nursery, Oregon, selected a more intensely variegated margined-leaf type with ...

Google previewThe Philadelphia Medical Dictionary (1808)

Containing a Concise Explanation of All the Terms Used in Medicine, Surgery, Pharmacy, Botany, Natural History, Chymistry, and Materia Medica by John Redman Coxe

гивп'ит, privet. _ Germanicum ...

Google previewMultilingual Dictionary of Agronomic Plants (2012)

by G. Rehm

glossy privet troène de Chine trueno, ligustro liang-yeh-nüchen Ligustrum отд/пиит Hassk. California privet ...

Google previewDictionary of Herbs, Spices, Seasonings, and Natural Flavorings (2013)

by Carole J. Skelly

PRIMWORT: See PRIVET. PRINCE'S FEATHER: See AMARANTH. PRINCE'S PINE: See PIPSISSEWA. PRIVET (Ligustrum vulgare) [Oleaceae] Prim;Primwort; Privy: Thisisthecommon privet hedge. Leaves and bark have been used in herbal ...

Google previewBlack's Student Veterinary Dictionary (2017)

Privet poisoning is very rare, and occurs only when horses and cattle have free access to privet hedges, or break into...

Privet (Ligustrum vulgare) contains a glucoside (ligustrin), which causes loss of power in the hind-legs, dilated pupils, ...

Google previewElsevier's Dictionary of Trees (2005)

Volume 1: North America by M.M. Grandtner

privet, swamp privet (USA) f forestiéra acebuche (Mexico); hueso blanco (Cuba); lantisco, lantrisco, lentisco, mimbre, panalero, pico de pájaro (Mexico); yanilla blanca ( Cuba) s ...

Google previewRodale's Ultimate Encyclopedia of Organic Gardening (2009)

The Indispensible Green Resource for Every Gardener by Fern Marshall Bradley, Barbara Ellis, Ellen Phillips

Species now identified as invasive in at least one state include Ligustrum amurense, Amur privet, an upright deciduous shrub reaching 15 feet tall and L. obtusgfolium, border privet, a 10— to 12—foot shrub. Both are hardy in Zones 4 —7.

Google previewThe Gardeners Dictionary (1754)

Containing the Methods of Cultivating and Improving All Sorts of Trees, Plants, and Flowers, for the Kitchen, Fruit and Pleasure Gardens; as Also Those which are Used in Medicine, with Directions for the Culture of Vineyards, and Making of Wine in England. In which Likewsie are Included the Practical Parts of Husbandry by Philip Miller

LIGUSTRUM, The Privet. The Characters are ; The Leaves grew by Pairs opposite to each other: the Flower consists of one Leaf, is tubulous, and divided at the Top into five Segments: the Ovary comes a globular soft Fruit, full of Juice, ...

Google previewBlack's Veterinary Dictionary (2015)

Privet poisoning is very rare, and occurs only when horses and cattle have free access to privet hedges, or break into...

Privet (Ligustrum vulgare) contains a glucoside (ligustrin), which causes loss of power in the hind-legs, dilated pupils, ...

Google previewThe Universal Gardener and Botanist: Or, A General Dictionary of Gardening and Botany ... The Second Edition. Carefully Revised ... and Very Much Enlarged, Etc (1797)

by Thomas MAWE (and ABERCROMBIE (John) Horticulturist.)

Ligustrum, privet—Fvergreen privet. Lonicera, honeysuckle— Evergreen ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Perthensis, Or, Universal Dictionary of the Arts, Sciences, Literature, Etc. : Intended to Supersede the Use of Other Books of Reference (1816)

Philly REA Latifolia, the broad leaved phillyrea, or mock privet, a tall evergreen shrub, a native of the south of Europe. It will grow to about 12 feet high. The branches are strong and upright. The bark is of a grey colour, spotted with white, which ...

Google previewCassell's Dictionary of Practical Gardening (1907)

An Illustrated Encyclopædia of Practical Horticulture for All Classes by Walter Page Wright

PRIVET. Description—The common Privet, Ligustrum vulgare (0rd. Oleacese) has been widely cultivated in British gardens for many years, probably since courtyards of dwelling houses became common. Propagation. —Chieily efiected by ...

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The value of this 6-letter word is 11 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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