black haw

noun

Definition of black haw

1 : a shrub (Viburnum prunifolium) bearing cymes of white flowers and bluish black drupes
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 12 Aug. 2020.

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