myrtle

Definitions of myrtle
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n any evergreen shrub or tree of the genus Myrtus

Types:
Myrtus communis, common myrtle
European shrub with white or rosy flowers followed by black berries
Type of:
angiospermous tree, flowering tree
any tree having seeds and ovules contained in the ovary

n widely cultivated as a groundcover for its dark green shiny leaves and usually blue-violet flowers

Synonyms:
Vinca minor
Type of:
periwinkle
chiefly trailing poisonous plants with blue flowers

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