Definition of ligustrum in English:

Share this entry

ligustrum

Pronunciation: /lɪˈɡʌstrəm/

noun

A plant of a genus that comprises the privets.
  • Genus Ligustrum, family Oleaceae.
Example sentences
  • Here is another example of ligustrums growing heavily where a sapling is attempting to survive.
  • One of the most common mistakes is planting immature ligustrums and other large shrubs too close together.
  • The chain link was hidden by a nice thick row of ligustrums and green privacy material.

Origin

Mid 17th century: from Latin.

For editors and proofreaders

Line breaks: li¦gus|trum

Share this entry
 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.