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sweet viburnum

the sheepberry, Viburnum lentago.
Origin of sweet viburnum
An Americanism dating back to 1835-45 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • The fruit of the sweet viburnum, nanny-berry or sheepberry, is said to be edible.

    On the Trail Lina Beard and Adelia Belle Beard
  • Circles of creamy white here and there among the hazel brush mark the later blossoms of the sweet viburnum.

    Some Spring Days in Iowa Frederick John Lazell
  • We followed a dim path fringed with white-thorn and sprays of sweet viburnum blossoms.

    Everyday Adventures Samuel Scoville
  • The Captain told the Band that these were nanny-plums, sometimes known as sweet viburnum.

    Everyday Adventures Samuel Scoville

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