- Any of various evergreen shrubs or trees of the genus w:Buxus, Buxus.
verb (box, es)
- 1885: the application of woods other than for purposes for which that wood is now used would tend to lessen the demand for — Scientific American Supplement, No. 497, July 11, 1885
- To place inside a box.
- To place a primitive value into an object (such as an int into an Integer) -- see also autoboxing.
- To hem in.
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