Definition of manzanita
: 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
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up manzanita? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).