sweetshrub

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Etymology[edit]

sweet +‎ shrub

Noun[edit]

sweetshrub (usually uncountable, plural sweetshrubs)

  1. A deciduous flowering plant of the Calycanthus genus with aromatic bark and flowers.
    • 2007 May 31, Anne Raver, “Reshaping Their Own Worldview”, in New York Times[1]:
      To screen out the houses, Mr. Darke and Ms. Zoehrer have planted cedars and katsura trees, sweetshrub and shadbush, and turned their gaze inward, to the garden of their own making.

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