buttonbush

[buht-n-boo sh]
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noun

a North American shrub, Cephalanthus occidentalis, of the madder family, having globular flower heads.

Nearby words

  1. button up,
  2. button-down,
  3. button-hole,
  4. button-through,
  5. buttonball,
  6. buttoned up,
  7. buttoned-up,
  8. buttonhole,
  9. buttonhole someone,
  10. buttonhole stitch

Origin of buttonbush

First recorded in 1625–35; button + bush1

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