Origin of smilax
Examples from the Web for smilax
I then called the next post in an altered voice, and felt well pleased when Smilax said the tones were near enough to pass.
Holly, mistletoe, palm leaves, and the beautiful Southern smilax are other Christmas greens now commonly in use.Trees Every Child Should Know|Julia Ellen Rogers
I move it goes as prize money to Smilax, Echochee, and the crew!
Stuart and Eugenia paused before the tall gate of smilax and American beauties.The Little Colonel: Maid of Honor|Annie Fellows Johnston
It's decorated vith two thousand dollars' worth of bride roses an' lilies of de valley an' smilax.T. Tembarom|Frances Hodgson Burnett
Word Origin for smilax
type of lilaceous plant, c.1600, from Latin, from Greek smilax "blindweed," also used of the yew and a kind of evergreen oak.