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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 smi·lax /ˈsmaɪˌlæks/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 Smi·lax /ˈsmaɪˌlæks/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Smi·lax n.  Bot. (a) A genus of perennial climbing plants, usually with a prickly woody stem; green brier, or cat brier. The rootstocks of certain species are the source of the medicine called sarsaparilla. (b) A delicate trailing plant (Myrsiphyllum asparagoides) much used for decoration. It is a native of the Cape of Good Hope.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: sometimes placed in Smilacaceae [syn: genus Smilax]
      2: fragile twining plant of South Africa with bright green
         flattened stems and glossy foliage popular as a floral
         decoration [syn: Asparagus asparagoides]