staggerbush

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noun stag·ger·bush \ ˈsta-gər-ˌbu̇sh \

Definition of staggerbush

:a shrubby heath (Lyonia mariana) of the eastern U.S. that is poisonous to livestock; also :a congeneric heath

First Known Use of staggerbush

1847


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