blood-twig
blood-twig lood-twig n. 1. a European deciduous shrub ({Cornus sanguinea}) turning red in autumn having dull white flowers.

Syn: common European dogwood, red dogwood, pedwood. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Cornus sanguinea — blood twig lood twig n. 1. a European deciduous shrub ({Cornus sanguinea}) turning red in autumn having dull white flowers. Syn: common European dogwood, red dogwood, pedwood. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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