sourwood

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noun sour·wood \ˈsau̇(-ə)r-ˌwu̇d\

Definition of sourwood

  1. :  a small U.S. tree (Oxydendrum arboreum) of the heath family with white flowers and sour-tasting leaves

First Known Use of sourwood

1709


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