genus Elaeagnus

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Noun1.genus Elaeagnus - oleaster
dicot genus, magnoliopsid genus - genus of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination
Elaeagnaceae, family Elaeagnaceae, oleaster family - shrubs or small trees often armed
oleaster - any of several shrubs of the genus Elaeagnus having silver-white twigs and yellow flowers followed by olivelike fruits
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The plants of genus Elaeagnus are distributed widely in Asia, Europe and N.
Other studies have reported that beavers use Russian olives and other native and nonnative species within the genus Elaeagnus, but use is usually minor (Novak, 1999; Lesica and Miles, 2004; Voelker and Dooley, 2008).