dockmackie

dockmackie

[dok-mak-ee]
noun
a North American shrub, Viburnum acerifolium, of the honeysuckle family, having long stemmed clusters of white flowers and ovoid, almost black berries.

Origin:
1810–20, Americanism; < New York Dutch, perhaps < a Mahican word (with a reflex of Proto-Algonquian *-a·xkw tree) + Dutch -je diminutive suffix

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