Whitten tree
Whitten tree Whit"ten tree` [Probably from white; cf. AS. hwitingtre['o]w.] (Bot.) Either of two shrubs ({Viburnum Lantana}, and {Viburnum Opulus}), so called on account of their whitish branches. [1913 Webster]

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  • Viburnum Lantana — Whitten tree Whit ten tree [Probably from white; cf. AS. hwitingtre[ o]w.] (Bot.) Either of two shrubs ({Viburnum Lantana}, and {Viburnum Opulus}), so called on account of their whitish branches. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Viburnum Opulus — Whitten tree Whit ten tree [Probably from white; cf. AS. hwitingtre[ o]w.] (Bot.) Either of two shrubs ({Viburnum Lantana}, and {Viburnum Opulus}), so called on account of their whitish branches. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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