Arbutus

Definition of Arbutus

Ar´bu`tus
n.1.The strawberry tree, a genus of evergreen shrubs, of the Heath family. It has a berry externally resembling the strawberry; the arbute tree.
Trailing arbutus
(Bot.) a creeping or trailing plant of the Heath family (Epigæa repens), having white or usually rose-colored flowers with a delicate fragrance, growing in small axillary clusters, and appearing early in the spring; in New England known as mayflower; - called also ground laurel.
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Related Words

Arbutus menziesii, Arbutus unedo, bush, genus Arbutus, Irish strawberry, madrona, madrono, manzanita, shrub, strawberry tree
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