whitten tree

Whitten tree

Whit"ten tree`\ [Probably from white; cf. AS. hwitingtre['o]w.] (Bot.) Either of two shrubs (Viburnum Lantana, and V. Opulus), so called on account of their whitish branches.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
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