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See also: Aspalathus


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From Latin aspalathus, from Ancient Greek ἀσπάλαθος (aspálathos).


aspalathus (plural aspalathuses)

  1. Any of the genus Aspalathus of flowering plants.
  2. (obsolete) A thorny shrub yielding a fragrant oil.
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