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sugarbush

[shoo g-er-boo sh] /ˈʃʊg ərˌbʊʃ/
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
1795-1805; sugar + bush1
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Examples for sugarbush
  • sugarbush is a popular destination year-round, but especially so during ski season.
  • At the end of the program students will have the opportunity to sample our sweet offerings straight from the sugarbush.
  • Damage affects sugarbush operators in two quite different ways.

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