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smilax

División en sílabas: smi·lax
Pronunciación: /ˈsmīlaks
 
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Definición de smilax en inglés:

sustantivo

1A widely distributed climbing shrub with hooks and tendrils. Several South American species yield sarsaparilla from their roots, and some are cultivated as ornamentals.
  • Genus Smilax, family Liliaceae
Example sentences
  • Best live greens to use are cypress, assorted evergreens and variegated holly, rosemary, smilax, white pine, common boxwood, fresh moss, and Little Gem’ miniature magnolia.
  • A human path through the swamp is carved with a machete, although the resulting trail often seems like a feeble attempt at penetrating the hidden blackwater ponds and the massive jungles of titi, smilax, gallberry, cypress, and gum.
2A climbing asparagus, the decorative foliage of which is used by florists.
  • Asparagus (or Myrsiphyllum) asparagoides, family Liliaceae

Origen

late 16th century: via Latin from Greek.

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