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Related to butcher's broom: horse chestnut, Gotu Kola
An evergreen shrub (Ruscus aculeatus) native to Europe and the Mediterranean region, having leaflike stems, greenish flowers, and usually red berries.
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|Noun||1.||butcher's broom - shrub with stiff flattened stems resembling leaves (cladophylls); used for making brooms|
genus Ruscus, Ruscus - a genus of European evergreen shrubs; sometimes placed in family Asparagaceae