noun min·nie·bush \ˈminēˌbu̇sh\

Definition of minniebush

  1. :  a low shrub (Menziesia pilosa) of eastern North America with greenish purple flowers

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Origin and Etymology of minniebush

minnie- (irregular from Archibald Menzies †1842 Scottish botanist) + bush

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