strawberry bush
noun Date: circa 1856 1. a shrubby spindle tree (Euonymus americanus) of the eastern United States with crimson pods and seeds with a scarlet aril 2. wahoo II

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  • Strawberry bush — Strawberry Straw ber*ry, n. [AS. stre[ a]wberige; stre[ a]w straw + berie berry; perhaps from the resemblance of the runners of the plant to straws.] (Bot.) A fragrant edible berry, of a delicious taste and commonly of a red color, the fruit of a …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • strawberry bush — ☆ strawberry bush n. an E American euonymus (Euonymus americana) with red pods and seeds with a red covering * * * …   Universalium

  • strawberry bush — ☆ strawberry bush n. an E American euonymus (Euonymus americana) with red pods and seeds with a red covering …   English World dictionary

  • strawberry bush — noun 1. hardy shrub of southeastern United States having clove scented wood and fragrant red brown flowers • Syn: ↑Carolina allspice, ↑strawberry shrub, ↑sweet shrub, ↑Calycanthus floridus • Hypernyms: ↑allspice 2. upright deciduous plant with… …   Useful english dictionary

  • running strawberry-bush — noun : a deciduous prostrate shrub (Euonymus obodatus) of eastern No. America that has rooting branches and obovate finely serrate leaves …   Useful english dictionary

  • Strawberry — Straw ber*ry, n. [AS. stre[ a]wberige; stre[ a]w straw + berie berry; perhaps from the resemblance of the runners of the plant to straws.] (Bot.) A fragrant edible berry, of a delicious taste and commonly of a red color, the fruit of a plant of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Strawberry bass — Strawberry Straw ber*ry, n. [AS. stre[ a]wberige; stre[ a]w straw + berie berry; perhaps from the resemblance of the runners of the plant to straws.] (Bot.) A fragrant edible berry, of a delicious taste and commonly of a red color, the fruit of a …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Strawberry blite — Strawberry Straw ber*ry, n. [AS. stre[ a]wberige; stre[ a]w straw + berie berry; perhaps from the resemblance of the runners of the plant to straws.] (Bot.) A fragrant edible berry, of a delicious taste and commonly of a red color, the fruit of a …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Strawberry borer — Strawberry Straw ber*ry, n. [AS. stre[ a]wberige; stre[ a]w straw + berie berry; perhaps from the resemblance of the runners of the plant to straws.] (Bot.) A fragrant edible berry, of a delicious taste and commonly of a red color, the fruit of a …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Strawberry crab — Strawberry Straw ber*ry, n. [AS. stre[ a]wberige; stre[ a]w straw + berie berry; perhaps from the resemblance of the runners of the plant to straws.] (Bot.) A fragrant edible berry, of a delicious taste and commonly of a red color, the fruit of a …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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