burning bush

PRIMARY MEANINGS OF: burning bush

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(Old Testament) the bush that burned without being consumed and from which God spoke to Moses
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deciduous shrub having purple capsules enclosing scarlet seeds
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densely branched Eurasian plant; foliage turns purple-red in autumn
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Eurasian perennial herb with white flowers that emit flammable vapor in hot weather
FULL DEFINITIONS OF: burning bush
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n (Old Testament) the bush that burned without being consumed and from which God spoke to Moses

Type of:
bush, shrub
a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
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n deciduous shrub having purple capsules enclosing scarlet seeds

Synonyms:
Euonymus atropurpureus, wahoo
Type of:
bush, shrub
a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
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n densely branched Eurasian plant; foliage turns purple-red in autumn

Synonyms:
Bassia scoparia, Kochia scoparia, belvedere, fire bush, fire-bush, summer cypress
Type of:
bush, shrub
a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
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n Eurasian perennial herb with white flowers that emit flammable vapor in hot weather

Synonyms:
Dictamnus alba, dittany, fraxinella, gas plant
Type of:
herb, herbaceous plant
a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
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