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Celastrus scandens
Waxwork Wax"work`, n. 1. Work made of wax; especially, a figure or figures formed or partly of wax, in imitation of real beings. 2. (Bot.) An American climbing shrub (Celastrus scandens). It bears a profusion of yellow berrylike pods, which open in the autumn, and display the scarlet coverings of the seeds.
Celastrus scandens
Bittersweet Bit"ter*sweet`, n. 1. Anything which is bittersweet. 2. A kind of apple so called. --Gower. 3. (Bot.) (a) A climbing shrub, with oval coral-red berries (Solanum dulcamara); woody nightshade. The whole plant is poisonous, and has a taste at first sweetish and then bitter. The branches are the officinal dulcamara. (b) An American woody climber (Celastrus scandens), whose yellow capsules open late in autumn, and disclose the red aril which covers the seeds; -- also called Roxbury waxwork.

Meaning of Celastrus from wikipedia

- Celastrus orbiculatus is a woody vine of the family Celastraceae. It is commonly called Oriental bittersweet, as well as Chinese bittersweet, Asian bittersweet...
- Rupr. Celastrus gemmatus Loes. Celastrus hindsii Benth. Celastrus monospermus Roxb. Celastrus orbiculatus Thunb. – Oriental bittersweet Celastrus paniculatus...
- Celastrus scandens, commonly called American bittersweet or bittersweet, is a species of Celastrus that blooms mostly in June and is commonly found on...
- Unani and Ayurvedic medicine. Celastrus paniculatus has a relative that grows in the United States that is poisonous (Celastrus orbiculatus), so identifying...
- dichotoma Mauri Buxus californica (Nutt.) Baill. Buxus chinensis Link Celastrus obtusatus C.Presl Simmondsia californica Nutt. Simmondsia pabulosa Kellogg...
- Caryopteris (Blue Spiraea) C****iope (Moss-heather) Ceanothus (Ceanothus) * Celastrus (Staff vine) * Ceratostigma (Hardy Plumbago) Cercocarpus (Mountain-****gany)...
- the Chinese trumpet vine Cardiospermum halicacabum, the balloon vine Celastrus, the staff vine Ceropegia linearis, the rosary vine or sweetheart vine...
- Celastrales. The great majority of the genera are tropical, with only Celastrus (the staff vines), Euonymus (the spindles) and Maytenus widespread in...
- British superhero Staff, a nickname for the Staffordshire Bull Terrier Celastrus, a shrub genus commonly known as the staff vine or staff tree Staphylococcus...
- (Asparagaceae) Baneberry, Actaea pachypoda (Ranunculaceae) Bittersweet, Celastrus scandens (Celastraceae) Black bryony, Dioscorea communis (Dioscoreaceae)...
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