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hobblebush

[hob-uh l-boo sh] /ˈhɒb əlˌbʊʃ/
noun
1.
a North American shrub, Viburnum alnifolium, of the honeysuckle family, having flat-topped clusters of white flowers and red-to-black berrylike fruit.
Also called American wayfaring tree.
Origin
1810-1820
1810-20, Americanism; hobble + bush1; so called from the fact that it obstructs the way with its branches
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