dog tree

noun

Definition of dog tree

: any of several Old World trees and shrubs: such as
b : a spindle tree (Euonymus europaeus)
c : an elder (Sambucus nigra)
e : a common alder (Alnus glutinosa)

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First Known Use of dog tree

1548, in the meaning defined above

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“Dog tree.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dog%20tree. Accessed 14 Jun. 2021.

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