Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun An evergreen South American shrub *Streptosolen jamesonii) having showy trumpet-shaped orange flowers; grown as an ornamental or houseplant.
  • noun A densely branched Eurasian plant (Bassia scoparia) whose foliage turns purple-red in autumn; also called burning bush.

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  • noun evergreen South American shrub having showy trumpet-shaped orange flowers; grown as an ornamental or houseplant
  • noun densely branched Eurasian plant; foliage turns purple-red in autumn
  • noun densely branched Eurasian plant; foliage turns purple-red in autumn
  • noun evergreen South American shrub having showy trumpet-shaped orange flowers; grown as an ornamental or houseplant

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Examples

  • He had a long pickle nose that snorted back bogies and low, dripping eyes under a firebush of eyebrow.

    Magic X

  • No more than ten feet from where we stood, a ruby-throated hummingbird emerged and hovered in front of our native firebush plant, jockeying back and forth with the gusts of wind to get nectar from the swaying plant.

    Count Your Blessings

  • No more than ten feet from where we stood, a ruby-throated hummingbird emerged and hovered in front of our native firebush plant, jockeying back and forth with the gusts of wind to get nectar from the swaying plant.

    Count Your Blessings

  • The next morning, most of the firebush plant was gone, victim of the winds that continued to batter our state for hours.

    Count Your Blessings

  • The next morning, most of the firebush plant was gone, victim of the winds that continued to batter our state for hours.

    Count Your Blessings

  • The next morning, most of the firebush plant was gone, victim of the winds that continued to batter our state for hours.

    Count Your Blessings

  • The next morning, most of the firebush plant was gone, victim of the winds that continued to batter our state for hours.

    Count Your Blessings

  • The next morning, most of the firebush plant was gone, victim of the winds that continued to batter our state for hours.

    Count Your Blessings

  • No more than ten feet from where we stood, a ruby-throated hummingbird emerged and hovered in front of our native firebush plant, jockeying back and forth with the gusts of wind to get nectar from the swaying plant.

    Count Your Blessings

  • No more than ten feet from where we stood, a ruby-throated hummingbird emerged and hovered in front of our native firebush plant, jockeying back and forth with the gusts of wind to get nectar from the swaying plant.

    Count Your Blessings

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