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hobblebush

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noun hob·ble·bush \ˈhä-bəl-ˌbu̇sh\

Definition of hobblebush

  1. :  a white-flowered shrubby viburnum (Vibernum alnifolium syn. V. lantanoides) of eastern North America having serrate rounded leaves and red berries



Circa 1818

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circa 1818


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