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red osier

noun

Definition of red osier

  1. :  a common shrubby North American dogwood (Cornus stolonifera syn. C. sericea) with reddish-purple twigs, small white flowers, and globose blue or whitish fruit



1807

First Known Use of red osier

1807


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