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noun
a Eurasian shrub, Viburnum lantana, of the honeysuckle family, having finely toothed, ovate leaves and branching clusters of white flowers, growing along roadsides and cultivated as an ornamental in North America.
the hobblebush.
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Origin of wayfaring tree

First recorded in 1590–1600; short for wayfaring man's tree

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wayfaring tree

noun
a caprifoliaceous shrub, Viburnum lantana, of Europe and W Asia, having white flowers and berries that turn from red to black
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