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staggerbush

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noun stag·ger·bush \ˈsta-gər-ˌbu̇sh\

Definition of staggerbush

  1. :  a shrubby heath (Lyonia mariana) of the eastern United States that is poisonous to livestock; also :  a congeneric heath



1847

First Known Use of staggerbush

1847


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