Definition of aucuba in English:
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)
- 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.
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