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skimmia : Related Words Words similar in meaning to skimmia

drupe

  • noun fleshy indehiscent fruit with a single seed: e.g. almond; peach; plum; cherry; elderberry; olive; jujube
    stone fruit.

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aroma

  • noun any property detected by the olfactory system
    scent; odor; odour; olfactory property; smell.
  • noun a distinctive odor that is pleasant
    perfume; scent; fragrance.

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japan

  • noun lacquerware decorated and varnished in the Japanese manner with a glossy durable black lacquer
  • noun a string of more than 3,000 islands to the east of Asia extending 1,300 miles between the Sea of Japan and the western Pacific Ocean
    Japanese Islands; Japanese Archipelago.

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reevesiana

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rue_family

  • noun a family of dicotyledonous plants of order Geraniales; have flowers that are divide into four or five parts and usually have a strong scent
    family Rutaceae; Rutaceae.

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wanto

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southeast_asia

  • noun a geographical division of Asia that includes Indochina plus Indonesia and the Philippines and Singapore

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rich

  • noun people who have possessions and wealth (considered as a group)
    rich people.
    • only the very rich benefit from this legislation
  • adjective possessing material wealth
    • her father is extremely rich
    • many fond hopes are pinned on rich uncles

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himalaya

  • noun a mountain range extending 1500 miles on the border between India and Tibet; this range contains the world's highest mountain
    Himalayas; Himalaya Mountains.

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garden

  • noun a plot of ground where plants are cultivated
  • noun the flowers or vegetables or fruits or herbs that are cultivated in a garden

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emerald

  • noun a green transparent form of beryl; highly valued as a gemstone
  • noun a transparent piece of emerald that has been cut and polished and is valued as a precious gem

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skimmia

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religiosum

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latinization

The act or process of Latinizing, as a word, language, or country.
The Germanization of Britain went far deeper than the Latinization of France. M. Arnold.

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shikimi

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red

  • noun red color or pigment; the chromatic color resembling the hue of blood
    redness.
  • noun a tributary of the Mississippi River that flows eastward from Texas along the southern boundary of Oklahoma and through Louisiana
    Red River.

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fragrans

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smooth

  • noun the act of smoothing
    • he gave his hair a quick smooth
  • verb make smooth or smoother, as if by rubbing
    smoothen.
    • smooth the surface of the wood

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plant

  • noun buildings for carrying on industrial labor
    works; industrial plant.
    • they built a large plant to manufacture automobiles
  • noun (botany) a living organism lacking the power of locomotion
    flora; plant life.

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japonica

  • noun greenhouse shrub with glossy green leaves and showy fragrant rose-like flowers; cultivated in many varieties
    Camellia japonica.
  • noun deciduous thorny shrub native to Japan having red blossoms
    Chaenomeles japonica; maule's quince.

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subspecies

  • noun (biology) a taxonomic group that is a division of a species; usually arises as a consequence of geographical isolation within a species
    race.

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afghanistan

  • noun a mountainous landlocked country in central Asia; bordered by Iran to the west and Russia to the north and Pakistan to the east and south
    Islamic State of Afghanistan.
    • Soviet troops invaded Afghanistan in 1979

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flower

  • noun a plant cultivated for its blooms or blossoms
  • noun reproductive organ of angiosperm plants especially one having showy or colorful parts
    blossom; bloom.

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dense

  • adjective satellite permitting little if any light to pass through because of denseness of matter
    heavy; impenetrable.
    • dense smoke
    • heavy fog
    • impenetrable gloom
  • adjective satellite hard to pass through because of dense growth
    thick.
    • dense vegetation
    • thick woods

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shrub

  • noun a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
    bush.

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nepal

  • noun a small landlocked Asian country high in the Himalayas between India and China
    Kingdom of Nepal.

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asia

  • noun the largest continent with 60% of the earth's population; it is joined to Europe on the west to form Eurasia; it is the site of some of the world's earliest civilizations
  • noun the nations of the Asian continent collectively

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showy

  • adjective satellite marked by ostentation but often tasteless
    splashy; flamboyant.
    • a cheap showy rhinestone bracelet
    • a splashy half-page ad
  • adjective satellite displaying brilliance and virtuosity

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panicle

  • noun compound raceme or branched cluster of flowers

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nymans

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illicium

(Bot.) A genus of Asiatic and American magnoliaceous trees, having star-shaped fruit; star anise. The fruit of Illicium anisatum is used as a spice in India, and its oil is largely used in Europe for flavoring cordials, being almost identical with true oil of anise.

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dwarf

  • noun a person who is markedly small
    midget; nanus.
  • noun a legendary creature resembling a tiny old man; lives in the depths of the earth and guards buried treasure
    gnome.

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tree

  • noun a tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown; includes both gymnosperms and angiosperms
  • noun a figure that branches from a single root
    tree diagram.
    • genealogical tree

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dome

  • noun a concave shape whose distinguishing characteristic is that the concavity faces downward
  • noun informal terms for a human head
    noodle; attic; bean; noggin; bonce.

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rue

  • noun European strong-scented perennial herb with grey-green bitter-tasting leaves; an irritant similar to poison ivy
    herb of grace; Ruta graveolens.
  • noun leaves sometimes used for flavoring fruit or claret cup but should be used with great caution: can cause irritation like poison ivy

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southeast

  • noun the compass point midway between south and east; at 135 degrees
    southeastward; SE; sou'-east.
  • noun the southeastern region of the United States
    southeastern United States.

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china

  • noun high quality porcelain originally made only in China
  • noun a communist nation that covers a vast territory in eastern Asia; the most populous country in the world
    Cathay; PRC; Communist China; mainland China; Red China; People's Republic of China.

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kew

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mite

  • noun a slight but appreciable amount
    jot; speck; hint; pinch; soupcon; touch; tinge.
    • this dish could use a touch of garlic
  • noun any of numerous very small to minute arachnids often infesting animals or plants or stored foods

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veitchii

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region

  • noun the extended spatial location of something
    part.
    • the farming regions of France
    • religions in all parts of the world
    • regions of outer space
  • noun a part of an animal that has a special function or is supplied by a given artery or nerve
    area.
    • in the abdominal region

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fleshy

  • adjective satellite usually describes a large person who is fat but has a large frame to carry it
    heavy; overweight.
  • adjective of or relating to or resembling flesh
    sarcoid.

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genus

  • noun a general kind of something
    • ignore the genus communism
  • noun (biology) taxonomic group containing one or more species

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pollution

  • noun undesirable state of the natural environment being contaminated with harmful substances as a consequence of human activities
  • noun the state of being polluted
    befoulment; defilement.

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diameter

  • noun the length of a straight line passing through the center of a circle and connecting two points on the circumference
    diam.
  • noun a straight line connecting the center of a circle with two points on its perimeter (or the center of a sphere with two points on its surface)

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family

  • noun a social unit living together
    house; household; menage; home.
    • he moved his family to Virginia
    • It was a good Christian household
    • I waited until the whole house was asleep
    • the teacher asked how many people made up his home
  • noun primary social group; parents and children
    family unit.
    • he wanted to have a good job before starting a family

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confusa

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horse

  • noun solid-hoofed herbivorous quadruped domesticated since prehistoric times
    Equus caballus.
  • noun a padded gymnastic apparatus on legs
    gymnastic horse.

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arborescens

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cultivation

  • noun socialization through training and education to develop one's mind or manners
    • her cultivation was remarkable
  • noun (agriculture) production of food by preparing the land to grow crops (especially on a large scale)

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subsp

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petal

  • noun part of the perianth that is usually brightly colored
    flower petal.

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white

  • noun the quality or state of the achromatic color of greatest lightness (bearing the least resemblance to black)
    whiteness.
  • noun a member of the Caucasoid race
    White person; Caucasian.

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chestnut

  • noun wood of any of various chestnut trees of the genus Castanea
  • noun any of several attractive deciduous trees yellow-brown in autumn; yield a hard wood and edible nuts in a prickly bur
    chestnut tree.

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godrie

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gerpa

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eastern

  • adjective satellite lying toward or situated in the east
    • the eastern end of the island
  • adjective of or characteristic of eastern regions of the United States
    • the Eastern establishment

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humus

  • noun partially decomposed organic matter; the organic component of soil
  • noun a thick spread made from mashed chickpeas, tahini, lemon juice and garlic; used especially as a dip for pita; originated in the Middle East
    humous; hummus; hoummos; hommos.

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garden_plant

  • noun any of a variety of plants usually grown especially in a flower or herb garden

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warm

  • verb get warm or warmer
    warm up.
    • The soup warmed slowly on the stove
  • verb make warm or warmer
    • The blanket will warm you

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western

  • noun a sandwich made from a western omelet
    western sandwich.
  • noun a film about life in the western United States during the period of exploration and development
    horse opera.

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ruby

  • noun a transparent piece of ruby that has been cut and polished and is valued as a precious gem
  • noun a transparent deep red variety of corundum; used as a gemstone and in lasers

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shoot

  • noun a new branch
  • noun the act of shooting at targets
    • they hold a shoot every weekend during the summer

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king

  • noun a male sovereign; ruler of a kingdom
    male monarch; Rex.
  • noun a competitor who holds a preeminent position
    world-beater; queen.

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miyama

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pungent

  • adjective satellite strong and sharp
    acrid.
    • the pungent taste of radishes
    • the acrid smell of burning rubber
  • adjective satellite capable of wounding
    biting; barbed; nipping; mordacious.
    • a barbed compliment
    • a biting aphorism
    • pungent satire

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rubinetta

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air

  • noun a mixture of gases (especially oxygen) required for breathing; the stuff that the wind consists of
    • air pollution
    • a smell of chemicals in the air
    • open a window and let in some air
    • I need some fresh air
  • noun the region above the ground
    • her hand stopped in mid air
    • he threw the ball into the air

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foliage

  • noun the main organ of photosynthesis and transpiration in higher plants
    leaf; leafage.
  • noun (architecture) leaf-like architectural ornament
    foliation.

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anquetilia

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margin

  • noun the boundary line or the area immediately inside the boundary
    perimeter; border.
  • noun an amount beyond the minimum necessary
    • the margin of victory

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soil

  • noun the state of being covered with unclean things
    grease; filth; dirt; grime; grunge; stain.
  • noun the part of the earth's surface consisting of humus and disintegrated rock
    dirt.

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cluster

  • noun a grouping of a number of similar things
    clustering; clump; bunch.
    • a bunch of trees
    • a cluster of admirers
  • verb come together as in a cluster or flock
    flock; clump; constellate.
    • The poets constellate in this town every summer

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single

  • noun a base hit on which the batter stops safely at first base
    bingle.
  • noun the smallest whole number or a numeral representing this number
    ace; I; unity; one; 1.
    • he has the one but will need a two and three to go with it
    • they had lunch at one

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seed

  • noun a small hard fruit
  • noun a mature fertilized plant ovule consisting of an embryo and its food source and having a protective coat or testa

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leafhopper

  • noun small leaping insect that sucks the juices of plants

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skimmias

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laureola

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rubella

  • noun a contagious viral disease that is a milder form of measles lasting three or four days; can be damaging to a fetus during the first trimester
    three-day measles; German measles; epidemic roseola.

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southern

  • adjective in or characteristic of a region of the United States south of (approximately) the Mason-Dixon line
    • southern hospitality
    • southern cooking
    • southern plantations
  • adjective satellite situated in or oriented toward the south
    southerly.
    • a southern exposure
    • took a southerly course

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fruit

  • noun the ripened reproductive body of a seed plant
  • noun an amount of a product
    yield.

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rutaceae

  • noun a family of dicotyledonous plants of order Geraniales; have flowers that are divide into four or five parts and usually have a strong scent
    family Rutaceae; rue family.

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scale

  • noun an ordered reference standard
    scale of measurement; ordered series; graduated table.
    • judging on a scale of 1 to 10
  • noun relative magnitude
    • they entertained on a grand scale

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leaf

  • noun the main organ of photosynthesis and transpiration in higher plants
    foliage; leafage.
  • noun a sheet of any written or printed material (especially in a manuscript or book)
    folio.

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drought

  • noun a shortage of rainfall
    drouth.
    • farmers most affected by the drought hope that there may yet be sufficient rain early in the growing season
  • noun a prolonged shortage
    drouth.
    • when England defeated Pakistan it ended a ten-year drought

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cultivar

  • noun a variety of a plant developed from a natural species and maintained under cultivation

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keessen

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temperate

  • adjective (of weather or climate) free from extremes; mild; or characteristic of such weather or climate
    • a temperate region
    • the temperate zones
    • temperate plants
  • adjective not extreme in behavior
    • temperate in his habits
    • a temperate response to an insult
    • temperate in his eating and drinking

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air_pollution

  • noun pollution of the atmosphere
    • air pollution reduced the visibility

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element

  • noun an abstract part of something
    ingredient; constituent; factor; component.
    • jealousy was a component of his character
    • two constituents of a musical composition are melody and harmony
    • the grammatical elements of a sentence
    • a key factor in her success
    • humor: an effective ingredient of a speech
  • noun an artifact that is one of the individual parts of which a composite entity is made up; especially a part that can be separated from or attached to a system
    constituent; component.
    • spare components for cars
    • a component or constituent element of a system

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vietnam

  • noun a communist state in Indochina on the South China Sea; achieved independence from France in 1945
    Annam; Viet Nam; Socialist Republic of Vietnam.
  • noun a prolonged war (1954-1975) between the communist armies of North Vietnam who were supported by the Chinese and the armies of South Vietnam who were supported by the United States
    Vietnam War.

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green

  • noun green color or pigment; resembling the color of growing grass
    viridity; greenness.
  • noun a piece of open land for recreational use in an urban area
    park; commons; common.
    • they went for a walk in the park

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shade

  • noun relative darkness caused by light rays being intercepted by an opaque body
    shadowiness; shadiness.
    • it is much cooler in the shade
    • there's too much shadiness to take good photographs
  • noun a quality of a given color that differs slightly from another color
    tint; tone; tincture.
    • after several trials he mixed the shade of pink that she wanted

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