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sweet viburnum

noun
1.
the sheepberry, Viburnum lentago.
Origin of sweet viburnum
1835-1845
1835-45, Americanism
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  • The Captain told the Band that these were nanny-plums, sometimes known as sweet viburnum.

    Everyday Adventures Samuel Scoville
  • Circles of creamy white here and there among the hazel brush mark the later blossoms of the sweet viburnum.

    Some Spring Days in Iowa Frederick John Lazell
  • We followed a dim path fringed with white-thorn and sprays of sweet viburnum blossoms.

    Everyday Adventures Samuel Scoville
  • The fruit of the sweet viburnum, nanny-berry or sheepberry, is said to be edible.

    On the Trail Lina Beard and Adelia Belle Beard

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