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|Noun||1.||spindle-tree family - trees and shrubs and woody vines usually having bright-colored fruits|
dicot family, magnoliopsid family - family of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination
Catha, genus Catha - a genus of African evergreen shrubs characterized by thick leaves and white flowers
Celastrus, genus Celastrus - genus of woody vines and erect shrubs (type genus of the Celastraceae) that is native chiefly to Asia and Australia: includes bittersweet