sugarbush

[shoog-er-boosh]
noun
1.
an evergreen shrub, Rhus ovata, of the cashew family, native to the desert regions of the southwestern U.S., having light yellow flowers in short, dense spikes and hairy, dark-red fruit.
2.
an orchard or grove of sugar maples.

Origin:
1795–1805; sugar + bush1

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