jet·​bead ˈjet-ˌbēd How to pronounce jetbead (audio)
: a deciduous ornamental Asian shrub (Rhodotypos scandens) of the rose family that has black shiny fruit

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1930, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of jetbead was circa 1930

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“Jetbead.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

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