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poison dogwood

poison dogwood

noun

  1. other names for poison sumach


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Word History and Origins

Origin of poison dogwood1

An Americanism dating back to 1805–15

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Example Sentences

It is popularly known in the United States as "poison sumach," "poison dogwood" and "poison elder."

The names Dogwood and Poison Dogwood are often applied to the sumach.

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