Definition of Fringe bush

1. Noun. Small bushy tree of southeastern United States having profuse clusters of white flowers.

Exact synonyms: Chionanthus Virginicus
Generic synonyms: Fringe Tree

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fringe Bush

fringe-toed lizard
fringe benefit
fringe benefits
fringe bush (current term)
fringe cups
fringe group
fringe groups
fringe tree
fringed gecko
fringed gentian
fringed loosestrife
fringed orchid
fringed orchis
fringed pink
fringed polygala
fringed poppy mallow

Literary usage of Fringe bush

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1. Western North Carolina: A History (1730-1913) by John Preston Arthur (1914)
"VI) we are told that in the Himalayas and the mountains of the Far East are found the flame-colored azalea, the silver-bell tree, the fringe bush, ..."

2. The Carolina Mountains by Margaret Warner Morley (1913)
"... comes from the fringe-bush whose loose clusters of lacy white flowers you see on the opposite bank. What is more significant than this dainty and ..."

3. My winter garden: a nature-lover under southern skies by Maurice Thompson (1900)
"Probably he was in search of her, for he mounted to the topmost spray of a fringe- bush and called loudly in a clear, ringing voice supremely cheerful and ..."

4. The Story of Drugs: A Popular Exposition of Their Origin, Preparation and by Henry Corbin Fuller (1922)
"Early in May, on the rocky slopes, the beautiful fringe-bush puts forth its white drooping blooms, filling the air with their perfume and rivaling the ..."

5. A Florida Sketch-book by Bradford Torrey (1894)
"The fringe-bush, likewise, stood here and there in solitary state, and thorn- bushes flourished in bewildering variety ..."

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