madroña

madroo (məˈdrəʊnjəʊ) or madrone (məˈdrəʊnə)

/ (məˈdrəʊnjə) /

noun plural -ñas, -ños or -nes

an ericaceous North American evergreen tree or shrub, Arbutus menziesii, with white flowers and red berry-like fruitsSee also strawberry tree

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Word Origin for madroña

C19: from Spanish
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