madrone

noun ma·dro·ne \mə-ˈdrō-nə\
variants: or

madrona

or less commonly

madrono

\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

Origin and Etymology of madrone

Spanish madroño


First Known Use: 1841

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