from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An erect to straggly shrub (Euonymus americanus) of the eastern United States having inconspicuous flowers and showy pinkish fruit.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. an American shrub (Euonymus Americanus), a kind of spindle tree having crimson pods and the seeds covered with a scarlet aril.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. hardy shrub of southeastern United States having clove-scented wood and fragrant red-brown flowers
- n. upright deciduous plant with crimson pods and seeds; the eastern United States from New York to Florida and Texas
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