flowering dogwood

noun

Definition of flowering dogwood

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

First Known Use of flowering dogwood

1843


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flowering dogwood

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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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