black haw

noun

1
: a shrub (Viburnum prunifolium) bearing cymes of white flowers and bluish black drupes
2
3
: either of two trees (Bumelia tenax and B. lanuginosa) of the southern U.S.
4
or less commonly black hawthorn : a hawthorn (Crataegus douglasii) of the western U.S.

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“Black haw.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/black%20haw. Accessed 21 May. 2024.

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