Origin of madrone
Examples from the Web for madrone
I will exchange some madrone berries, a piece of manzanita wood and bark, and a few sugar-pine nuts, for ocean curiosities.
The madrone, richly leaved like the laurel, reflects the sunlight from a bole glistening as though freshly carved from wet gold.The Native Son|Inez Haynes Irwin
The wood of the madrone is hard and close-grained, of a light brown, shaded with red, with lighter-colored sap-wood.The Wild Flowers of California: Their Names, Haunts, and Habits|Mary Elizabeth Parsons
She had said that "Anne wath mad wiv her, and that Alix--" she managed to lisp the name, "wath up in the madrone!"Sisters|Kathleen Norris