Definition of Bittersweets

1. Noun. (plural of bittersweet) ¹



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Definition of Bittersweets

1. bittersweet [n] - See also: bittersweet

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bittersweets

bittern
bitterness
bitternesses
bitterns
bitternut
bitternut hickory
bitternuts
bitterroot
bitterroots
bitters
bittersweet
bittersweet chocolate
bittersweet nightshade
bittersweetly
bittersweetness
bittersweets (current term)
bitterweed
bitterweeds
bitterwood
bitterwood tree
bitterwoods
bitterwort
bitterworts
bitthead
bittie
bittier
bitties
bittiest
bittily
bittiness

Literary usage of Bittersweets

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1. Annual Report by Ohio State Board of Agriculture (1908)
"... paper birches and white pines, with undergrowth of witch hazels, viburnums and bittersweets would also produce very pleasing effects. ..."

2. Macmillan's Magazine by John Morley, Mowbray Morris, David Masson, George Grove (1886)
"“They had a good crop of bittersweets, they couldn't grind them all,” —nodding towards an orchard where some heaps of apples had been left lying ever since ..."

3. Minnesota Plant Life by Conway MacMillan (1899)
"... poison-oak and poison-ivy; the false mermaids; the horse-chestnuts, maples, box-elders; and the touch-me-nots, together with the hollies, bittersweets, ..."

4. Gardening (1905)
"There is nothing among hardy vines that can excel the American and Japanese bittersweets, respectively Celastrus scandens and C. paniculatus. ..."

5. The Minnesota Horticulturist by Minnesota State Horticultural Society (1890)
"The grape and creeper love the warm, sunny spots the best; the bittersweets inclines to the cooler slopes. Plaut them together, and the bittersweet will ..."

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