flowering dogwood

noun
|Updated on: 16 Jun 2018

Definition of flowering dogwood

: a common spring-flowering usually white-bracted dogwood (Cornus florida)

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1843

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flowering dogwood

noun flow·er·ing dogwood \ ˈflau̇(-ə)r-iŋ- \

medical Definition of flowering dogwood

: a common spring-flowering white-bracted dogwood of the genus Cornus (C. florida) the dried bark of whose root has been used as a mild astringent and stomachic

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