noun Date: 1617 any of various trees and shrubs (genus Cornus of the family Cornaceae, the dogwood family) with clusters of small flowers and often large white, pink, or red involucral bracts

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  • Dogwood — ist der Name mehrerer Orte in den Vereinigten Staaten: Dogwood (Alabama) Dogwood (Arkansas) Dogwood (Illinois) Dogwood (Indiana) Dogwood (Kentucky) Dogwood (Missouri) Dogwood (Tennessee) Dogwood (Texas) Dogwood Acres (Texas) Dogwood Flat… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Dogwood — Dog wood ( w[oo^]d ), n. [So named from skewers (dags) being made of it. Dr. Prior. See {Dag}, and {Dagger}.] (Bot.) The {Cornus}, a genus of large shrubs or small trees, the wood of which is exceedingly hard, and serviceable for many purposes.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • dogwood — [dôg′wood΄] adj. [shortened < dogberry wood, dogberry tree] designating a family (Cornaceae, order Cornales) of dicotyledonous small trees and shrubs n. 1. any of a genus (Cornus) of trees and shrubs of the dogwood family, esp. the flowering… …   English World dictionary

  • dogwood — shrubs and small trees of the genus Cornus, 1610s, earlier dog tree (1540s); the first element sometimes said to have been perhaps dag Cf. DAGGER (Cf. dagger), dag (v.) to pierce or stab (1630s, perhaps 15c.) the trees have hard, white wood that… …   Etymology dictionary

  • dogwood — ► NOUN ▪ a flowering shrub or small tree with red stems, colourful berries, and hard wood. ORIGIN so named because the wood was formerly used to make ‘dogs’ (i.e. skewers) …   English terms dictionary

  • Dogwood — Taxobox name = Dogwood image width = 240px image caption = European Cornel ( Cornus mas ) regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Cornales familia = Cornaceae genus = Cornus subdivision ranks = Subgenera… …   Wikipedia

  • dogwood — /dawg wood , dog /, n. 1. any tree or shrub of the genus Cornus, esp. C. sanguinea, of Europe, or C. florida, of America. 2. the wood of any such tree. 3. a light to medium brown or a medium yellowish brown color. adj. 4. having the color dogwood …   Universalium

  • dogwood — gausiažiedė sedula statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Sedulinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, medieninis, vaistinis augalas (Cornus florida), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Cornus florida angl. American boxwood; dogwood; eastern… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • dogwood — UK [ˈdɒɡˌwʊd] / US [ˈdɔɡˌwʊd] noun [countable/uncountable] Word forms dogwood : singular dogwood plural dogwoods a bush or tree with red stems and berries (= small fruit), or the wood of this tree …   English dictionary

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