from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A shrub (Robinia hispida) of the southeast United States, having bristly brittle branches and clusters of pale purple or rose flowers.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a low American leguminous shrub (Robinia hispida) with handsome clusters of rose-colored blossoms.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. large shrub or small tree of the eastern United States having bristly stems and large clusters of pink flowers


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