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calico bush

Origin of calico bush
An Americanism dating back to 1805-15 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • calico bush is one of its names, and is supposed to be descriptive of the flowers.

    American Forest Trees

    Henry H. Gibson
British Dictionary definitions for calico bush

calico bush

another name for mountain laurel
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