hobblebush

noun
hob·​ble·​bush | \ ˈhä-bəl-ˌbu̇sh How to pronounce hobblebush (audio) \

Definition of hobblebush

: a white-flowered shrubby viburnum (Vibernum alnifolium synonym V. lantanoides) of eastern North America having serrate rounded leaves and red berries

First Known Use of hobblebush

circa 1818, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of hobblebush was circa 1818

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“Hobblebush.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hobblebush. Accessed 12 December 2019.

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