sugar bush

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

sugar + bush

Noun[edit]

sugar bush (plural sugar bushes)

  1. An evergreen shrub found in south-western United States of America.
  2. (North America) A forest of sugar maples or other trees tapped for sugar.
    • 1851, Executive Documents, v 1, n 1, Washington DC: United States Senate, p 93:
      The lake abounds with the choicest species of fish, and in the vicinity are found sugar bushes and rice fields.