spindleberry


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Noun1.spindleberry - any shrubby trees or woody vines of the genus Euonymus having showy usually reddish berriesspindleberry - any shrubby trees or woody vines of the genus Euonymus having showy usually reddish berries
Euonymus, genus Euonymus - widely distributed chiefly evergreen shrubs or small trees or vines
common spindle tree, Euonymus europaeus - small erect deciduous shrub having tough white wood and cathartic bark and fruit
Euonymous alatus, winged spindle tree - bushy deciduous shrub with branches having thin wide corky longitudinal wings; brilliant red in autumn; northeastern Asia to central China
bush, shrub - a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
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At the moment, I'm really enjoying a dazzling display by a small common spindleberry tree in the autumn garden.
For pounds 50,000, Miller and Co has a three-bedroom cottage in need of modernisation at Yelverton in Devon, while Constables has a three-bedroomed Victorian terrace house in the centre of Plymouth for pounds 56,950, and Brian Sims offers Spindleberry Cottage, in Appledore, near Bideford, a modernised detached cottage with river views for pounds 54,950.