fetterbush
fetterbush fet"ter*bush` n. 1. An ornamental evergreen shrub ({Pieris floribunda}) of the Southeastern U. S. having small white bell-shaped flowers.

Syn: mountain fetterbush, mountain andromeda, {Pieris floribunda}. [WordNet 1.5]

2. A showy evergreen shrub ({Lyonia lucida}) of the Southeastern U. S. with shiny leaves and angled branches and umbel-like clusters of pink to reddish flowers.

Syn: fetter bush, shiny lyonia, {Lyonia lucida}. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Fetterbush — can refer to a number of shrubs in the heath family Ericaceae, including:* Leucothoe fontanesiana (fetterbush) * Pieris floribunda (mountain fetterbush) * Lyonia lucida (fetterbush lyonia) …   Wikipedia

  • fetterbush — ☆ fetterbush [fet′ər boosh΄ ] n. 1. any of a genus (Leucothoe) of plants of the heath family, found in E U.S., with white, bell shaped flowers 2. any of various other plants of the heath family …   English World dictionary

  • fetterbush — noun 1. ornamental evergreen shrub of southeastern United States having small white bell shaped flowers • Syn: ↑mountain fetterbush, ↑mountain andromeda, ↑Pieris floribunda • Hypernyms: ↑shrub, ↑bush • Member Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • fetterbush — blizgioji lionija statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Erikinių šeimos dekoratyvinis augalas (Lyonia lucida), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Lyonia lucida angl. fetterbush; shiny lyonia šaltinis Valstybinės lietuvių kalbos… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • fetterbush — /fet euhr boosh /, n. 1. an evergreen shrub, Lyonia lucida, of the heath family, native to the southern U.S., having clusters of fragrant, white flowers. 2. a similar shrub, Pieris floribunda, having long upright clusters of small white flowers.… …   Universalium

  • mountain fetterbush — gausiažiedis bereinutis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Erikinių šeimos dekoratyvinis nuodingas augalas (Pieris floribunda), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Pieris floribunda angl. flutterbush; mountain fetterbush; mountain… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • mountain fetterbush — noun ornamental evergreen shrub of southeastern United States having small white bell shaped flowers • Syn: ↑fetterbush, ↑mountain andromeda, ↑Pieris floribunda • Hypernyms: ↑shrub, ↑bush • Member Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • mountain fetterbush — an erect shrub, Pieris floribunda, of the heath family, found from Virginia to Georgia, having white flowers in nodding clusters. [1795 1805] * * * …   Universalium

  • Lyonia lucida — fetterbush fet ter*bush n. 1. An ornamental evergreen shrub ({Pieris floribunda}) of the Southeastern U. S. having small white bell shaped flowers. Syn: mountain fetterbush, mountain andromeda, {Pieris floribunda}. [WordNet 1.5] 2. A showy… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lyonia lucida — fetterbush fet ter*bush n. 1. An ornamental evergreen shrub ({Pieris floribunda}) of the Southeastern U. S. having small white bell shaped flowers. Syn: mountain fetterbush, mountain andromeda, {Pieris floribunda}. [WordNet 1.5] 2. A showy… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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