spicebush

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noun spice·bush \ˈspīs-ˌbu̇sh\

Definition of spicebush

  1. :  an aromatic shrub (Lindera benzoin) of the laurel family found chiefly in the eastern U.S. that bears dense clusters of small greenish-yellow flowers followed by usually scarlet berries

First Known Use of spicebush

1770


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