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Line breaks: cis¦tus
Pronunciation: /ˈsɪstəs/

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Definition of cistus in English:


A southern European shrub with large white or red flowers, from which the resin ladanum may be extracted. Also called rock rose.
  • Genus Cistus, family Cistaceae


modern Latin, from Greek kistos.

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