from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of several North American species of viburnum, such as Viburnum dentatum, having straight, tough stems formerly used by certain Native American peoples to make arrows.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. any plant (Viburnum recognitum) closely related to southern arrow wood; eastern U.S. Maine to Ohio and Georgia.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A name given in the United States to several species of shrubs or small trees used by the Indians for making their arrows, as Viburnum dentatum and V. acerifolium, Euonymus atropurpureus, Cornus florida, and in the western territories Tessaria borealis. See cut under Cornus.
- n. Same as cachimilla.
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