Cotinus americanus
chittamwood chittamwood n. 1. a shrubby tree of the U. S. Pacific coast ({Rhamnus purshianus} or {Rhamnus purshiana}), whose bark is the {cascara sagrada}, used as a mild cathartic or laxative.

Syn: cascara, cascara buckthorn, bearberry, bearwood, chittimwood, {Rhamnus purshianus}. [WordNet 1.5]

2. a deciduous tree of SE U.S. and Mexico.

Syn: false buckthorn, chittimwood, shittimwood, black haw, Bumelia lanuginosa. [WordNet 1.5]

3. a shrubby tree of southern U.S. ({Cotinus obovatus}) having large plumes of feathery flowers resembling puffs of smoke; -- called also {American smoke tree}.

Syn: American smokewood, {Cotinus americanus}, {Cotinus obovatus}. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Cotinus americanus — noun shrubby tree of southern United States having large plumes of feathery flowers resembling puffs of smoke • Syn: ↑American smokewood, ↑chittamwood, ↑Cotinus obovatus • Hypernyms: ↑smoke tree, ↑smoke bush …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cotinus americanus Nutt. — Symbol COOB2 Synonym Symbol COAM11 Botanical Family Anacardiaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • Cotinus obovatus — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda ? Árbol del Humo Cotinus.obovatus Clasificación ci …   Wikipedia Español

  • Cotinus obovatus — chittamwood chittamwood n. 1. a shrubby tree of the U. S. Pacific coast ({Rhamnus purshianus} or {Rhamnus purshiana}), whose bark is the {cascara sagrada}, used as a mild cathartic or laxative. Syn: cascara, cascara buckthorn, bearberry, bearwood …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cotinus obovatus — chittamwood chittamwood n. 1. a shrubby tree of the U. S. Pacific coast ({Rhamnus purshianus} or {Rhamnus purshiana}), whose bark is the {cascara sagrada}, used as a mild cathartic or laxative. Syn: cascara, cascara buckthorn, bearberry, bearwood …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cotinus obovatus — noun shrubby tree of southern United States having large plumes of feathery flowers resembling puffs of smoke • Syn: ↑American smokewood, ↑chittamwood, ↑Cotinus americanus • Hypernyms: ↑smoke tree, ↑smoke bush …   Useful english dictionary

  • smoke tree — noun 1. greyish green shrub of desert regions of southwestern United States and Mexico having sparse foliage and terminal spikes of bluish violet flowers; locally important as source of a light colored honey of excellent flavor • Syn: ↑Dalea… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Скумпия — ? Скумпия Cotinus obovatus …   Википедия

  • smoke bush — noun 1. any of several shrubs or shrubby trees of the genus Cotinus • Syn: ↑smoke tree • Hypernyms: ↑shrub, ↑bush • Hyponyms: ↑American smokewood, ↑chittamwood, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • American smoke tree — chittamwood chittamwood n. 1. a shrubby tree of the U. S. Pacific coast ({Rhamnus purshianus} or {Rhamnus purshiana}), whose bark is the {cascara sagrada}, used as a mild cathartic or laxative. Syn: cascara, cascara buckthorn, bearberry, bearwood …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”