manzanita

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noun man·za·ni·ta \ˌman-zə-ˈnē-tə\

Definition of manzanita

  1. :  any of various western North American evergreen shrubs (genus Arctostaphylos) of the heath family with alternate leaves

Origin and Etymology of manzanita

American Spanish, diminutive of Spanish manzana apple


First Known Use: 1846


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