sweet viburnum

  1. the sheepberry, Viburnum lentago.

Origin of sweet viburnum

An Americanism dating back to 1835–45

Words Nearby sweet viburnum

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How to use sweet viburnum in a sentence

  • Circles of creamy white here and there among the hazel brush mark the later blossoms of the sweet viburnum.

    Some Spring Days in Iowa | Frederick John Lazell
  • We followed a dim path fringed with white-thorn and sprays of sweet viburnum blossoms.

    Everyday Adventures | Samuel Scoville
  • The Captain told the Band that these were nanny-plums, sometimes known as sweet viburnum.

    Everyday Adventures | Samuel Scoville
  • The fruit of the sweet viburnum, nanny-berry or sheepberry, is said to be edible.

    On the Trail | Lina Beard and Adelia Belle Beard