cranberry bush


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cranberry bush

n.
A North American shrub (Viburnum opulus var. americanum) having three-lobed leaves, broad clusters of white flowers, and scarlet fruit. Also called cranberry tree, highbush cranberry.
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cranberry bush

or

cranberry tree

n
(Plants) a North American caprifoliaceous shrub or small tree, Viburnum trilobum, producing acid red fruit
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high′bush cran′berry


n.
a viburnum shrub, Viburnumtrilobum, with broad clusters of white flowers and edible scarlet berries. Also called cranberry bush .
[1795–1805, Amer.]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cranberry bush - deciduous North American shrub or small tree having three-lobed leaves and red berriescranberry bush - deciduous North American shrub or small tree having three-lobed leaves and red berries
genus Viburnum, Viburnum - deciduous or evergreen shrubs or small trees: arrow-wood; wayfaring tree
bush, shrub - a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
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Viburnum trilobum, also known as the cranberry bush, parades purplish red fall color.
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