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 for Elaeagnus
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Elaeagnus \E`l[ae]*ag"nus\, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ? a B[oe]otian
     marsh plant; ? olive + ? sacred, pure.] (Bot.)
     A genus of shrubs or small trees, having the foliage covered
     with small silvery scales; oleaster.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: oleaster [syn: Elaeagnus, genus Elaeagnus]

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