redbud

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red·bud

 (rĕd′bŭd′)
n.
Any of several shrubs or small trees of the genus Cercis of the pea family, having pinkish flowers that bloom before the leaves appear. Also called Judas tree.

redbud

(ˈrɛdˌbʌd)
n
(Plants) an American leguminous tree, Cercis canadensis, that has heart-shaped leaves and small budlike pink flowers. Also called: American Judas tree

red•bud

(ˈrɛdˌbʌd)

n.
any American tree of the genus Cercis, of the legume family, having small, budlike, pink flowers.
[1695–1705]
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Noun1.redbud - small shrubby tree of eastern North America similar to the Judas tree having usually pink flowersredbud - small shrubby tree of eastern North America similar to the Judas tree having usually pink flowers; found in damp sheltered underwood
angiospermous tree, flowering tree - any tree having seeds and ovules contained in the ovary
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