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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Straggling aromatic shrub of southwestern United States having fragrant brown flowers; Deciduous shrub of the eastern United States having highly aromatic leaves and bark and yellow flowers followed by scarlet or yellow berries.

Usage examples (35)
  • Yesterday I saw a butterfly hit by a car — a spicebush swallowtail.
  • This is a caterpillar of the butterfly spicebush swallowtail Papilio troilus.
  • Sheila: along those lines–this butterfly is probably a spicebush swallowtail.
  • While he waited he regarded a spicebush just on the other side of the fence, ice beginning to cling to the red berries. for more
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