flowering dogwood
noun Date: 1843 a common spring-flowering usually white-bracted dogwood (Cornus florida)

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  • flowering dogwood — n. a small dogwood tree (Cornus florida) of the E U.S., with groups of small flowers surrounded by four large white or pink, petal like bracts …   English World dictionary

  • flowering 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)

  • flowering dogwood — noun also flowering cornel : a common spring flowering white bracted dogwood (Cornus florida) * * * a North American dogwood tree, Cornus florida, having small greenish flowers in the spring, surrounded by white or pink bracts that resemble… …   Useful english dictionary

  • flowering dogwood — flow·er·ing dogwood flau̇( ə)r iŋ n a common spring flowering white bracted dogwood of the genus Cornus (C. florida) the dried bark of whose root has been used as a mild astringent and stomachic …   Medical dictionary

  • flowering dogwood — a North American dogwood tree, Cornus florida, having small greenish flowers in the spring, surrounded by white or pink bracts that resemble petals: the state flower and the state tree of Virginia. Also called boxwood. [1835 45] * * * …   Universalium

  • flowering dogwood — flow′ering dog′wood n. pln the North American dogwood, Cornus florida, having tiny green flowers surrounded by large white or pink petallike bracts • Etymology: 1835–45 …   From formal English to slang

  • flowering dogwood — /flaʊərɪŋ ˈdɒgwʊd/ (say flowuhring dogwood) noun a deciduous shrub, Cornus florida, native to the eastern US, widely planted for its pink and white flowers …   Australian English dictionary

  • eastern flowering 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)

  • pink-flowering 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)

  • eastern flowering dogwood — noun deciduous tree; celebrated for its large white or pink bracts and stunning autumn color that is followed by red berries • Syn: ↑common white dogwood, ↑Cornus florida • Hypernyms: ↑dogwood, ↑dogwood tree, ↑cornel …   Useful english dictionary

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