withe rod


either of two North American viburnums, Viburnum cassinoides or V. nudum, having tough, osierlike shoots.

Nearby words

  1. withdrawal syndrome,
  2. withdrawing room,
  3. withdrawn,
  4. withdrew,
  5. withe,
  6. wither,
  7. wither on the vine,
  8. wither, george,
  9. withered,
  10. withering

Origin of withe rod

An Americanism dating back to 1840–50

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