madrone

noun ma·dro·ne \mə-ˈdrō-nə\

Definition of madrone

  1. :  any of several evergreen trees (genus Arbutus) of the heath family; especially :  one (A. menziesii) of the Pacific coast of North America with smooth red bark, thick shining leaves, and edible red berries

Variants of madrone

or

madrona

less commonly

madrono

\mə-ˈdrō-nə\

Origin and Etymology of madrone

Spanish madroño


First Known Use: 1841

Other Seed Plant Terms


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