dwarf cornel

dwarf cornel
noun
creeping perennial herb distinguished by red berries and clustered leaf whorls at the tips of shoots; Greenland to Alaska
Hypernyms: ↑dogwood, ↑dogwood tree, ↑cornel

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noun
: either of two red-berried perennial herbs of the genus Cornus:
a. : a creeping plant (C. canadensis) having whorled leaves and white floral bracts
b. or dwarf honeysuckle : a closely related plant (C. suecica) with opposite leaves and purple bracts

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the bunchberry.

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dwarf cornel,
a low herb of the dogwood family, having red berries; the bunchberry.

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  • dwarf cornel — the bunchberry. * * * …   Universalium

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  • dwarf honeysuckle — noun see dwarf cornel …   Useful english dictionary

  • cornel — [ kɔ:n(ə)l] noun a dogwood, especially of a dwarf variety. [Cornus suecica and other species.] Origin ME (denoting the wood of the cornelian cherry): from OFr. corneille, from L. cornus …   English new terms dictionary

  • cornel — n. any plant of the genus Cornus, esp. a dwarf kind, C. suecica. Etymology: ME f. L cornus …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Cornus Canadensis — Cornel Cor nel ( n?l), n. [OF. cornille, cornoille, F. cornouille, cornel berry, LL. cornolium cornel tree, fr. L. cornus, fr. cornu horn, in allusion to the hardness of the wood. See {Horn}.] 1. (Bot.) The cornelian cherry ({Cornus Mas}), a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cornus florida — Cornel Cor nel ( n?l), n. [OF. cornille, cornoille, F. cornouille, cornel berry, LL. cornolium cornel tree, fr. L. cornus, fr. cornu horn, in allusion to the hardness of the wood. See {Horn}.] 1. (Bot.) The cornelian cherry ({Cornus Mas}), a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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