World English Dictionary
staggerbush (ˈstæɡəˌbʊʃ)
an ericaceous deciduous shrub, Lyonia mariana, of E North America, having white or pinkish flowers: it is poisonous to livestock
[C19: so named because it was believed to cause staggers in sheep]

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deciduous shrub of coastal plain of the eastern United States having nodding pinkish-white flowers; poisonous to stock 
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