A hardy East Asian evergreen shrub of the dogwood family, resembling a laurel.
- Genus Aucuba, family Cornaceae: several species, in particular the Japanese laurel (A. japonica)
More example sentences
- Prune established shrubs such as aucuba, laurel, and witch hazel.
- Propagate aucuba from fast growing stem cuttings in spring or semiripe cuttings in summer.
- Hollies and aucubas have both male and female plants.
modern Latin, from Japanese aokiba.