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Noun: winter sweet
  1. Dwarf aromatic shrub of Crete
    - dittany of crete, cretan dittany, crete dittany, hop marjoram, Origanum dictamnus
     
  2. Aromatic Eurasian perennial
    - oregano, marjoram, pot marjoram, wild marjoram, Origanum vulgare
     
  3. Medium-sized shrubby tree of South Africa having thick leathery evergreen leaves and white or pink flowers and globose usually two-seeded purplish black fruits
    - poison arrow plant, Acocanthera oblongifolia, Acocanthera spectabilis
     
  4. Deciduous Japanese shrub cultivated for its fragrant yellow flowers
    - Japan allspice, Japanese allspice, Chimonanthus praecox

Derived forms: winter sweets

Type of: bush, origanum, shrub

Part of: Acocanthera, Acokanthera, Chimonanthus, genus Acocanthera, genus Acokanthera, genus Chimonanthus, genus Origanum