arrowwood

arrowwood
noun Date: 1709 any of several common viburnums (especially Viburnum dentatum) of eastern North America

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  • Arrowwood — may refer to:*Any of several plants::* Cornus genus in the Cornaceae family; especially Cornus florida :* Viburnum genus in the Adoxaceae family; especially Viburnum dentatum :*Woody plants in the Caprifoliaceae family*Arrowwood, Alberta is a… …   Wikipedia

  • Arrowwood — Ar row*wood , n. 1. A shrub ({Viburnum dentatum}) growing in damp woods and thickets; so called from the long, straight, slender shoots. Also, any of several other similar small trees whose straight shoots were used for making arrows. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • arrowwood — ☆ arrowwood [ar′ōwood΄, er′ōwood΄ ] n. any of various trees or shrubs of several families, as certain viburnums, with long straight stems used by North American Indians to make arrows …   English World dictionary

  • arrowwood — /ar oh wood /, n. any of several shrubs or small trees, esp. of the genus Viburnum, having tough, straight shoots formerly used for arrows. [1700 10, Amer.; so called from its use in making arrows] * * * …   Universalium

  • arrowwood — noun Any of several Viburnums of eastern North America and other viburnums that have naturalized in North America …   Wiktionary

  • arrowwood — arrow·wood …   English syllables

  • arrowwood — ar•row•wood [[t]ˈær oʊˌwʊd[/t]] n. pln any of several shrubs or small trees, esp. belonging to the genus Viburnum, of the honeysuckle family, having tough, straight shoots formerly used for making arrows • Etymology: 1700–10, amer …   From formal English to slang

  • arrowwood — “+ˌ ̷ ̷ noun 1. : any of several shrubs having tough pliant shoots formerly used to make arrows: as a. : any of various plants of the genus Viburnum (as V. dentatum) b. : a low composite shrub (Pluchea sericea) of the southwestern United States… …   Useful english dictionary

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