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ninebark

[nahyn-bahrk] /ˈnaɪnˌbɑrk/
noun
1.
any of several shrubs belonging to the genus Physocarpus, of the rose family, having bark that separates into thin layers.
Origin of ninebark
1775-1785
1775-85, Americanism; nine + bark2
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  • The high-bush cranberries bore white blossoms here and there, and the ninebark bushes were covered with masses of pinkish buds.

    The Secret Cache E. C. [Ethel Claire] Brill

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