smoke bush

smoke bush
1. any of several shrubs or shrubby trees of the genus Cotinus
Syn: ↑smoke tree
Hypernyms: ↑shrub, ↑bush
Member Holonyms: ↑Cotinus, ↑genus Cotinus
2. any of various shrubs of the genus Conospermum with panicles of mostly white woolly flowers
Hypernyms: ↑shrub, ↑bush
Member Holonyms: ↑Conospermum, ↑genus Conospermum

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smoke bush or smoke tree noun
A sumach with light feathery or cloudlike panicles
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Main Entry:smoke

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smoke bush,
= smoke tree. (Cf.smoke tree)

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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