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Joint-fir

Joint-fir Meaning & Definition
Joint-fir Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Joint-fir?

[n] jointed and nearly leafless desert shrub having reduced scalelike leaves and reddish fleshy seeds

Synonyms | Synonyms for Joint-fir: ephedra

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See Also | bush | Ephedra sinica | genus Ephedra | mahuang | shrub

Joint-fir In Webster's Dictionary

\Joint"-fir`\, n. (Bot.) A genus ({Ephedra}) of leafless shrubs, with the stems conspicuously jointed; -- called also {shrubby horsetail}. There are about thirty species, of which two or three are found from Texas to California.

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