a Eurasian thymelaeaceous shrub, Daphne mezereum, with fragrant early-blooming purplish-pink flowers and small scarlet fruits
another name for mezereum
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How to use mezereon in a sentence
Both the alcoholic and ethereal extract of mezereon must be kept in stoppered bottles.
Daphne mezereum, the mezereon—in Selborne Hanger among the shrubs, at the south-east end above the cottages.The Natural History of Selborne, Vol. 2 | Gilbert White
Bulbs were pushing up in the garden, and the daphne mezereon was out already in the warm corner near the bee-hives.A Fortunate Term | Angela Brazil
The principles of Capsicum and mezereon are very similar in their chemical nature to the true resins.The Action of Medicines in the System | Frederick William Headland
The mezereon differs in blossoming before the leaves are produced, while the flowers are lilac instead of green.