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sugarbush

[ shoog-er-boosh ]
/ ˈʃʊg ərˌbʊʃ /
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noun

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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Origin of sugarbush

First recorded in 1795–1805; sugar + bush1
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British Dictionary definitions for sugarbush

sugar bush

noun

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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