Meaning of pittosporum

pit•tos•po•rum

Pronunciation: (pi-tos'pur-um, pit"u-spôr'um, -spōr'-), [key]
— n.
  1. any of various shrubs or trees of the genus Pittosporum, native to warm regions of the Old World, many species of which are cultivated as ornamentals for their attractive foliage, flowers, or fruit.
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