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n. - Any of various North American trees or shrubs having showy white flowers and edible blue-black or purplish fruit.

Usage examples (26)
  • Common shrubs include bayberry, highbush blueberry, and shadbush.
  • Also missing, Mr. Moore says, is some Nantucket shadbush, a rare tree.
  • Dominant shrubs include bayberry, black cherry, highbush blueberry, shadbush, poison ivy and European bittersweet.
  • The central part of the island contains tall shrubs and trees such as red cedar, staghorn sumac, shadbush, and black willow. for more
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