Butcher’s Broom

Red Kokina Flower (Butcher's Broom) Christmas arrangements with green leaves, red berries. Shepherdia argentea, Cowberry berry

Ruscus aculeatus

Butcher's Broom (Wiktionary)

English

Etymology

Formerly used by butchers for brooms to sweep their blocks.

Noun

butcher's broom

  1. Any plant of the genus Ruscus, especially Ruscus aculeatus.

Translations

Synonyms

  • knee holly, knee holm
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