HyperDic: ziziphus

English > 1 sense of the word Ziziphus:
NOUNplantZiziphus, genus Ziziphusspiny chiefly tropical American and Asiatic shrubs
English > Ziziphus: 1 sense > noun 1, plant
MeaningSpiny chiefly tropical American and Asiatic shrubs: jujubes.
Synonymgenus Ziziphus
Member ofRhamnaceae, family Rhamnaceae, buckthorn familyTrees and shrubs usually thorny bearing drupaceous fruit many having medicinal value
Membersjujube, jujube bush, Christ's-thorn, Jerusalem thorn, Ziziphus jujubaSpiny tree having dark red edible fruits
lotus tree, Ziziphus lotusshrubby deciduous tree of the Mediterranean region
Broaderdicot genus, magnoliopsid genusgenus of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination
Spanishgenus ziziphus, ziziphus
Catalangenus ziziphus, ziziphus

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