skunkbush

noun

Definition of skunkbush

1 : bear brush
2 or skunkbush sumac : a sumac (Rhus trilobata) of western North America with unpleasantly scented leaves comprised of usually three leaflets and a red edible sour berrylike fruit

called also skunkbrush

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First Known Use of skunkbush

1875, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Skunkbush.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/skunkbush. Accessed 3 Jul. 2022.

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