strawberry bush

noun

1
: a shrubby spindle tree (Euonymus americanus) of the eastern U.S. with crimson pods and seeds with a scarlet aril
2

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1856, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of strawberry bush was circa 1856

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“Strawberry bush.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/strawberry%20bush. Accessed 7 Jun. 2023.

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