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privet

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Plants
privetpriv‧et /ˈprɪvɪt/ noun [uncountable] 🔊 🔊 HBPa bush with leaves that stay green all year, often grown to form a hedge
Examples from the Corpus
privetIt had a newly thatched roof and was enclosed inside a privet hedge.It tasted like a privet hedge.At Green Animals, severe cold has been known to make a privet nose wither.Boxwood grows slowly, but fast-growing privet can turn shaggy in a week.For weeks they talked of nothing but Polly and her privet bird.One morning Polly looked at her privet bush and sighed.He was having a go at the privet hen.Polly parked the privet bird and began to shop.
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