squawbush

noun
squaw·​bush | \ ˈskwȯ-ˌbu̇sh How to pronounce squawbush (audio) \

Definition of squawbush

: a strong-scented sumac (Rhus trilobata) of western North America with ternately compound leaves

called also skunkbrush

First Known Use of squawbush

1906, in the meaning defined above

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“Squawbush.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/squawbush. Accessed 29 Nov. 2020.

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