fire-bush

firebush

[fahyuhr-boosh]
noun
any of several shrubs having bright red flowers or foliage, as the burning bush.

Origin:
1880–85; fire + bush1

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fire-bush

noun
1. evergreen South American shrub having showy trumpet-shaped orange flowers; grown as an ornamental or houseplant [syn: marmalade bush
2. densely branched Eurasian plant; foliage turns purple-red in autumn [syn: summer cypress
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