red-osier dogwood

red osier

noun
1.
Also called red-osier dogwood. a North American dogwood, Cornus sericea (or C. stolonifera ), having red twigs and branches and white fruits.
2.
any willow having reddish twigs and branches used for basketry or wickerwork.

Origin:
1800–10, Americanism

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red osier
 
n
any of several willow trees that have red twigs used for basketwork

red-osier dogwood
 
n
a North American shrub, Cornus stolonifera, having bright or dark red wood, white flowers, and whitish fruit

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