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Definition of madrone
: 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
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With every sweep of his deft hands, impressionistic creations rise from such basic natural mediums as redwood, cedar and madrone trees or shale, basalt and even the simplest river rock.
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Origin and Etymology of madrone
First Known Use: 1841See Words from the same year
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