Definition of Burning bush

1. Noun. (Old Testament) the bush that burned without being consumed and from which God spoke to Moses.

Category relationships: Old Testament
Generic synonyms: Bush, Shrub



2. Noun. Deciduous shrub having purple capsules enclosing scarlet seeds.
Exact synonyms: Euonymus Atropurpureus, Wahoo
Group relationships: Euonymus, Genus Euonymus
Generic synonyms: Bush, Shrub

3. Noun. Eurasian perennial herb with white flowers that emit flammable vapor in hot weather.
Exact synonyms: Dictamnus Alba, Dittany, Fraxinella, Gas Plant
Generic synonyms: Herb, Herbaceous Plant

4. Noun. Densely branched Eurasian plant; foliage turns purple-red in autumn.

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Burning Bush

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burnettized
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burning(a)
burning-ghat
burning at the stake
burning bar
burning bush (current term)
burning down
burning drops sign
burning foot syndrome
burning mouth syndrome
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Literary usage of Burning bush

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Bookman (1911)
"At the Sign of the burning bush, by M. Little, is a volume which presents itself most appropriately, as an effective contrast to the one we have just been ..."

2. The Promised Land by Mary Antin (1912)
"CHAPTER XVIII THE burning bush JUST when Mrs. Hutch was most worried about the error of my ways, I entered on a new chapter of adventures, even more remote ..."

3. The Tree Book: A Popular Guide to a Knowledge of the Trees of North America by Julia Ellen Rogers (1905)
"... and the plum-coloured twigs and yellow leaves contribute to make this indeed a burning bush, that glows brighter as the advancing winter opens all the ..."

4. Memoirs of Rev. George Whitefield by John Gillies, George Whitefield (1839)
"THE burning bush. EXODUS, iii. 2, 3. And he looked, and behold the bush burned with fire, and the bush teas not consumed ; and Moses said, I will now turn ..."

5. An exposition of the Creed by John Pearson (1843)
"3. see this great sight, said Moses, when he saw the burning bush: It is good for us to be here, said St. Peter, when he Mat.xvii.4. saw our Saviour ..."

6. The Christian Science Journal by Mary Baker Eddy (1911)
"THE burning bush RICHARD P. VERRALL THE remarkable experiences through which Moses passed from the time that he was discovered as a baby, ..."

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