wayfaring tree
noun Date: 1597 a Eurasian viburnum (Viburnum lantana) that has large ovate leaves and dense cymes of small white flowers and is common along waysides

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  • Wayfaring tree — Wayfaring Way far ing, a. Traveling; passing; being on a journey. A wayfaring man. Judg. xix. 17. [1913 Webster] {Wayfaring tree} (Bot.), a European shrub ({Viburnum lantana}) having large ovate leaves and dense cymes of small white flowers.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • wayfaring-tree — sodinis putinas statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Putininių šeimos dekoratyvinis augalas (Viburnum lantana), paplitęs Europoje, vakarų Azijoje ir šiaurės Afrikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Viburnum lantana angl. ayfaring tree; Mealytree; twistwood;… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • wayfaring tree — 1. a Eurasian shrub, Viburnum lantana, of the honeysuckle family, having finely toothed, ovate leaves and branching clusters of white flowers, growing along roadsides and cultivated as an ornamental in North America. 2. the hobblebush. [1590… …   Universalium

  • wayfaring tree — /ˈweɪfɛərɪŋ tri/ (say wayfairring tree) noun a deciduous shrub, Viburnum lantana, having hairy leaves and black fruits, occurring on calcareous soils in Europe and western Asia …   Australian English dictionary

  • wayfaring tree — noun a white flowered shrub which has berries that turn from green through red to black. [Viburnum lantana.] …   English new terms dictionary

  • wayfaring tree — noun vigorous deciduous European treelike shrub common along waysides; red berries turn black • Syn: ↑twist wood, ↑twistwood, ↑Viburnum lantana • Hypernyms: ↑shrub, ↑bush • Member Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • wayfaring-tree — …   Useful english dictionary

  • wayfaring-tree viburnum — sodinis putinas statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Putininių šeimos dekoratyvinis augalas (Viburnum lantana), paplitęs Europoje, vakarų Azijoje ir šiaurės Afrikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Viburnum lantana angl. ayfaring tree; Mealytree; twistwood;… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • American wayfaring tree — Wayfaring Way far ing, a. Traveling; passing; being on a journey. A wayfaring man. Judg. xix. 17. [1913 Webster] {Wayfaring tree} (Bot.), a European shrub ({Viburnum lantana}) having large ovate leaves and dense cymes of small white flowers.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • American wayfaring tree — hobblebush. * * * …   Universalium

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