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English → English (WordNet) Definition: Smilax Smilax n 1: sometimes placed in Smilacaceae [syn: genus Smilax] 2: fragile twining plant of South Africa with bright green flattened stems and glossy foliage popular as a floral decoration [syn: Asparagus asparagoides]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Smilax Sarsaparilla \Sar`sa*pa*ril"la\, n. [Sp. zarzaparrilla; zarza a bramble (perhaps fr. Bisc. zartzia) + parra a vine, or Parillo, a physician said to have discovered it.] (Bot.) (a) Any plant of several tropical American species of Smilax. (b) The bitter mucilaginous roots of such plants, used in medicine and in sirups for soda, etc. [1913 Webster] Note: The name is also applied to many other plants and their roots, especially to the Aralia nudicaulis, the wild sarsaparilla of the United States. [1913 Webster] Smilax \Smi"lax\, n. [L., bindweed, Gr. ???.] (Bot.) (a) A genus of perennial climbing plants, usually with a prickly woody stem; green brier, or cat brier. The rootstocks of certain species are the source of the medicine called sarsaparilla. (b) A delicate trailing plant (Myrsiphyllum asparagoides) much used for decoration. It is a native of the Cape of Good Hope. [1913 Webster]


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