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

  • n. Any of various shrubs or trees of the genus Viburnum, having opposite leaves, showy terminal clusters of small white or pink flowers, and red or black drupes.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. any of many shrubs and trees, of the genus Viburnum, native to the Northern Hemisphere that have showy clusters of flowers

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A genus of shrubs having opposite, petiolate leaves and cymose flowers, several species of which are cultivated as ornamental plants, as the laurestine and the guelder-rose.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus of gamopetalous plants, of the order Caprifoliaceæ and tribe Sambuceæ.
  • n. [lowercase] A plant of this genus.

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

  • n. deciduous or evergreen shrubs or small trees: arrow-wood; wayfaring tree


New Latin Vīburnum, genus name, from Latin vīburnum, a kind of shrub.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Latin viburnum. (Wiktionary)



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