American wayfaring tree
Wayfaring Way"far`ing, a. Traveling; passing; being on a journey. ``A wayfaring man.'' --Judg. xix. 17. [1913 Webster]

{Wayfaring tree} (Bot.), a European shrub ({Viburnum lantana}) having large ovate leaves and dense cymes of small white flowers.

{American wayfaring tree} (Bot.), the ({Viburnum lantanoides}). [1913 Webster]


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  • American wayfaring tree — hobblebush. * * * …   Universalium

  • american wayfaring tree — noun Usage: usually capitalized A : hobblebush * * * hobblebush …   Useful english dictionary

  • American wayfaring tree — noun see hobblebush * * * hobblebush …   Useful english dictionary

  • Wayfaring tree — Wayfaring Way far ing, a. Traveling; passing; being on a journey. A wayfaring man. Judg. xix. 17. [1913 Webster] {Wayfaring tree} (Bot.), a European shrub ({Viburnum lantana}) having large ovate leaves and dense cymes of small white flowers.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Wayfaring — Way far ing, a. Traveling; passing; being on a journey. A wayfaring man. Judg. xix. 17. [1913 Webster] {Wayfaring tree} (Bot.), a European shrub ({Viburnum lantana}) having large ovate leaves and dense cymes of small white flowers. {American… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Viburnum lantana — Wayfaring Way far ing, a. Traveling; passing; being on a journey. A wayfaring man. Judg. xix. 17. [1913 Webster] {Wayfaring tree} (Bot.), a European shrub ({Viburnum lantana}) having large ovate leaves and dense cymes of small white flowers.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Viburnum lantanoides — Wayfaring Way far ing, a. Traveling; passing; being on a journey. A wayfaring man. Judg. xix. 17. [1913 Webster] {Wayfaring tree} (Bot.), a European shrub ({Viburnum lantana}) having large ovate leaves and dense cymes of small white flowers.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • viburnum — /vuy berr neuhm/, n. 1. any of numerous shrubs or trees belonging to the genus Viburnum, of the honeysuckle family, certain species of which, as the cranberry bush, V. opulus, or snowball, are cultivated for ornament. 2. the dried bark of various …   Universalium

  • hobblebush — /hob euhl boosh /, n. a North American shrub, Viburnum alnifolium, of the honeysuckle family, having flat topped clusters of white flowers and red to black berrylike fruit. Also called American wayfaring tree. [1810 20, Amer.; HOBBLE + BUSH1; so… …   Universalium

  • hobblebush — ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun Etymology: hobble (II) + bush; from the hindrance caused by its drooping branches : a shrub (Viburnum alnifolium) of northern No. America that has long straggling branches and opposite double toothed leaves called also… …   Useful english dictionary

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