from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus of plants of the natural order Cornaceæ, consisting of shrubs, trees, or rarely herbs, with usually small white or yellowish flowers and ovoid drupes.

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  • n. a rosid dicot genus of the family Cornaceae including: dogwood; cornel: perennial chiefly deciduous shrubs or small trees of temperate regions of northern hemisphere


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