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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A tree of shrub of the genus Cornus often having showy bracts resembling flowers;

Usage examples (37)
  • The berry of the round-leaved dogwood is of a very delicate blue.
  • The man sitting alone in the shade of a small dogwood is equally unaware.
  • Our dogwood is filled with white blossoms though, and I know the geese will be laying eggs.
  • The dogwood is another of the splendid white blossoms that adorn the woods. for more
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