[ shoog-er-boosh ]
/ ˈʃʊg ərˌbʊʃ /
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an evergreen shrub, Rhus ovata, of the cashew family, native to the desert regions of the southwestern U.S., having light yellow flowers in short, dense spikes and hairy, dark-red fruit.
an orchard or grove of sugar maples.
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How to use sugarbush in a sentence
Waal, rumors is thicker than spotted flies in the sugar-bush.The Reckoning|Robert W. Chambers
That fall, as he plowed the lot next the sugar-bush, each furrow seemed to mark a step on the way.Heroes of To-Day|Mary R. Parkman
Yonder across this valley which the hills prevent our seeing from the house, is the sugar-bush, sloping to the south.
Nick and I set out that day to seek a sugar-bush for the new mistress of Summer House.The Little Red Foot|Robert W. Chambers
It was well that there should be a sugar-bush, or some sort of excitement, to keep a part of that gathering out of doors.Winter Fun|William O. Stoddard
British Dictionary definitions for sugarbush
an anacardiaceous evergreen shrub, Rhus ovata, of S California and Arizona, having pale oval leaves, spikes of yellow-tinged red flowers, and deep red fruits
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