from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A low-growing poisonous evergreen shrub (Daphne laureola) native to Eurasia and naturalized in parts of western North America, having glossy leaves and fragrant yellowish-green flowers.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A laurel-like shrub, Daphne Laureola, of southern and western Europe. It has an acrid property suggesting spurge; its fibrous bark is utilized for paper-making.

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  • noun bushy Eurasian shrub with glossy leathery oblong leaves and yellow-green flowers


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