Definition of viburnum
: any of a genus (Viburnum) of widely distributed shrubs or small trees of the honeysuckle family with simple leaves and white or sometimes pink cymose flowers
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Arrowwood viburnum (Viburnum dentatum) seems to be especially vulnerable.
If a 5- to 6-foot-tall planting is adequate, select the dwarf Burford holly, suspensum viburnum or thryallis.
Flower of choice: To me, green viburnum is the perfect shade of pale green.
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Origin and Etymology of viburnum
New Latin, from Latin, a viburnum
First Known Use: circa 1731See Words from the same year
Medical Definition of viburnum
1 capitalized : a large genus of widely distributed shrubs or trees of the honeysuckle family (Caprifoliaceae) including several species whose dried bark has been used in folk medicine
2: any plant of the genus Viburnum
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