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Any of several North American species of viburnum, especially Viburnum dentatum, having straight, tough stems formerly used by certain Native American peoples to make arrows.


(Plants) any of various trees or shrubs, esp certain viburnums, having long straight tough stems formerly used by North American Indians to make arrows


(ˈær oʊˌwʊd)

any of several shrubs or small trees, esp. belonging to the genus Viburnum, of the honeysuckle family, having tough, straight shoots formerly used for making arrows.
[1700–10, Amer.]
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