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madrone

[muh-droh-nuh] /məˈdroʊ nə/
noun
1.
any of several evergreen trees belonging to the genus Arbutus, of the heath family, especially A. menziesii (Pacific madrone) of western North America, having red, flaky bark and bearing edible reddish berries.
2.
the pale reddish-brown wood of this tree.
Also, madrona, madroño
[muh-drohn-yoh] /məˈdroʊn yoʊ/ (Show IPA),
madroña [muh-drohn-yuh] /məˈdroʊn yə/ (Show IPA).
Origin
1835-1845
1835-45, Americanism; < American Spanish madroño; Spanish: strawberry tree (ulterior origin uncertain)
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Examples from the web for madrone
  • Groups of chairs are placed amid the property's many oak, madrone, and manzanita trees.
  • Pacific madrone depends on periodic fire to reduce the shading resulting from the closing conifer overstay.
  • There are places where madrone and salal line the shores and others where barely anything grows.
British Dictionary definitions for madrone

madroña

/məˈdrəʊnjə/
noun (pl) -ñas, -ños, -nes
1.
an ericaceous North American evergreen tree or shrub, Arbutus menziesii, with white flowers and red berry-like fruits See also strawberry tree
Word Origin
C19: from Spanish
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