madrone
or madrona; also madrono noun Etymology: Spanish madroño Date: 1841 any of several evergreen trees (genus Arbutus) of the heath family; especially one (A. menziesii) of the Pacific coast of North America with smooth red bark, thick shining leaves, and edible red berries

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  • madrone — /meuh droh neuh/, n. 1. any of several evergreen trees belonging to the genus Arbutus, of the heath family, esp. A. menziesii (Pacific madrone) of western North America, having red, flaky bark and bearing edible reddish berries. 2. the pale… …   Universalium

  • madrone — noun The madroño …   Wiktionary

  • madrone — ma·dro·ne …   English syllables

  • madrone — ma•dro•ne or ma•dro•na [[t]məˈdroʊ nə[/t]] also ma•dro•ño [[t] ˈdroʊn yoʊ[/t]] n. pl. nes or nas, also ños pln an evergreen tree, Arbutus menziesii, of the heath family, native to W North America, having red flaky bark and bearing edible reddish… …   From formal English to slang

  • madrone — noun see madrona …   Useful english dictionary

  • Madrone (Nuevo México) — Madrone Lugar designado por el censo de los Estados Unidos …   Wikipedia Español

  • Pacific Madrone — Taxobox name = Pacific Madrone regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Ericales familia = Ericaceae genus = Arbutus species = A. menziesii binomial = Arbutus menziesii binomial authority = PurshThe Pacific Madrone… …   Wikipedia

  • Smith-Madrone Vineyards and Winery — is a Napa Valley winery founded in 1971 by Stuart Smith. The name Smith Madrone comes from the madrone trees among the estate. Vineyards Smith Madrone is located in the Spring Mountain District in the Napa Valley Appellation. The estate is a 200… …   Wikipedia

  • Texas Madrone — Taxobox name = Texas Madrone image width = 240px image caption = Arbutus xalapensis at Guadalupe Pass, Texas regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Ericales familia = Ericaceae genus = Arbutus species = A.… …   Wikipedia

  • Pacific madrone. — See under madrone (def. 1). * * * …   Universalium

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