any plant of the genus Euphorbia, comprising the spurges.
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How to use euphorbia in a sentence
And just below us, somewhere among the candelabra and euphorbia trees, were a handful of Diceros bicornis: the black rhino.Borana Joins the Fight to Save Kenya’s Rhinos…and Wants You to Help Too | Joanna Eede | February 18, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Besides cocillana the preparation contains two other obsolete drugs, wild lettuce and euphorbia pilulifera.
The concrete resinous juice of the euphorbia canariensis, and other species of the same genus.
The milky juice of the common cypress spurge (euphorbia Cyparissias) will cure warts.Current Superstitions | Various
The curious cactus-like euphorbia Royleana grows abundantly and is used for making hedges.The Panjab, North-West Frontier Province, and Kashmir | Sir James McCrone Douie
Here and there, only in the cleft of a rock, a giant euphorbia may be seen, sole lord of its sterile domain.Stanley's Adventures in the Wilds of Africa | Joel Tyler Headley and William Fletcher Johnson
British Dictionary definitions for euphorbia
any plant of the genus Euphorbia, such as the spurges and poinsettia: family Euphorbiaceae
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