red dogwood

  1. a Eurasian dogwood, Cornus sanguinea, having greenish-white flowers and dark-red branches.

  2. a variety of flowering dogwood, Cornus florida rubra, having red or pink bracts.

Origin of red dogwood

First recorded in 1950–55

Words Nearby red dogwood Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024