wayfaring tree


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wayfaring tree

n.
A deciduous Eurasian shrub (Viburnum lantana) having flat clusters of white flowers and fruits that turn from red to black.

[Short for wayfaring man's tree (perhaps from the fact that it frequently grows in hedgerows and provides shade).]

wayfaring tree

n
(Plants) a caprifoliaceous shrub, Viburnum lantana, of Europe and W Asia, having white flowers and berries that turn from red to black
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Noun1.wayfaring tree - vigorous deciduous European treelike shrub common along waysideswayfaring tree - vigorous deciduous European treelike shrub common along waysides; red berries turn black
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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wayfaring tree

[ˈweɪfɛərɪŋˌtriː] Nviburno m
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Elder, hazel and field maple make attractive fillers, and guelder rose, viburnum opulus or the wayfaring tree, viburnum lantana, will add white blossom and berries.
In smaller gardens, go for smaller trees like rowan, hazel, birch and cherry, or shrubs like dogwood and the native viburnums (guelder rose and wayfaring tree).