Definition of Squaw-bush

1. Noun. Deciduous shrub of California with unpleasantly scented usually trifoliate leaves and edible fruit.

Exact synonyms: Rhus Trilobata, Skunkbush, Squawbush
Generic synonyms: Shumac, Sumac, Sumach



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Squaw-bush

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squattled
squattles
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squattocracy
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squaw-bush (current term)
squaw corn
squaw huckleberry
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squaw root
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squawfishes
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squawk box
squawked

Literary usage of Squaw-bush

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1. The Condensed Chemical Dictionary: A Reference Volume for All Requiring by Chemical Catalog Company, Inc (1920)
"Viburnum Opulus* (Cramp bark; High cranberry; Cranberry tree; Water elder; Squaw bush; Snowball bush). Derivation: Dried bark of Viburnum opulus. ..."

2. A Flora of Western Middle California by Willis Linn Jepson (1911)
"SQUAW BUSH. Somewhat diffusely branching, 2 to 5 ft. high; leaflets broadly ovate or elliptic in outline, ..."

3. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States, Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Addison Brown (1913)
"... Florida, North Dakota, Nebraska and Texas. Swamp dogwood. Blueberry-cornell. Red- osier; red-brush or-willow. Rose-willow. Squaw- bush. May-July. 3. ..."

4. The Magazine of American History with Notes and Queries by John Austin Stevens, Benjamin Franklin DeCosta, Henry Phelps Johnston, Martha Joanna Lamb, Nathan Gillett Pond, William Abbatt (1878)
"The writer remembers it as " Squaw Bush," a great place for berries in his boyhood days. In an original document now before me, dated Oneida, ..."

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