chamise

noun
cha·mise | \shə-ˈmēs, chə-\

Definition of chamise 

: a California shrub (Adenostoma fasciculatum) of the rose family that forms dense stands in chaparral

First Known Use of chamise

1846, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for chamise

modification of American Spanish chamiza

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