arrow-wood arrow-wood n. 1. any plant ({Viburnum recognitum}) closely related to southern arrow wood; eastern U.S. Maine to Ohio and Georgia.

Syn: arrow wood. [WordNet 1.5]

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  • arrow wood — noun 1. closely related to southern arrow wood; grows in the eastern United States from Maine to Ohio and Georgia • Syn: ↑Viburnum recognitum • Hypernyms: ↑shrub, ↑bush • Member Holonyms: ↑Viburnum, ↑genus Viburnum …   Useful english dictionary

  • arrow-wood — ar·row wood (ărʹō wo͝od ) n. Any of several North American species of viburnum, such as Viburnum dentatum, having straight, tough stems formerly used by certain Native American peoples to make arrows. * * * …   Universalium

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  • southern arrow wood — noun deciduous shrub of eastern North America having blue black berries and tough pliant wood formerly used to make arrows • Syn: ↑arrow wood, ↑Viburnum dentatum • Hypernyms: ↑shrub, ↑bush • Member Holonyms: ↑Viburnum, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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