Smilax Definition

smīlăks
noun
Webster's New World
A twining greenhouse vine (Asparagus asparagoides) of the lily family, with bright-green foliage.
Webster's New World

Any member of the Smilax genus of greenbriers.

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Synonyms:
genus SmilaxAsparagus asparagoides
pronoun

A taxonomic genus within the family Smilacaceae "” the greenbriers.

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Other Word Forms of Smilax

Noun

Singular:
smilax
Plural:
smilaxes

Origin of Smilax

  • Latin smīlax bindweed from Greek

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From the genus name.

    From Wiktionary

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