viburnum

[vahy-bur-nuhm]
noun
1.
any of numerous shrubs or trees belonging to the genus Viburnum, of the honeysuckle family, certain species of which, as the cranberry bush, V. opulus, or snowball, are cultivated for ornament.
2.
the dried bark of various species of Viburnum, used in medicine.

Origin:
1725–35; < Latin vīburnum wayfaring tree

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viburnum (vaɪˈbɜːnəm)
 
n
1.  any of various temperate and subtropical caprifoliaceous shrubs or trees of the genus Viburnum, such as the wayfaring tree, having small white flowers and berry-like red or black fruits
2.  the dried bark of several species of this tree, sometimes used in medicine
 
[C18: from Latin: wayfaring tree]

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viburnum
genus of shrubs, the arrowwood, 1731, from L. viburnum, which is probably an Etruscan loan-word.
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The viburnum leaf beetle and emerald ash borer have threatened other damage.
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