chittamwood

Definitions of chittamwood
  1. noun
    shrubby tree of southern United States having large plumes of feathery flowers resembling puffs of smoke
    synonyms: American smokewood, Cotinus americanus, Cotinus obovatus
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    type of:
    smoke bush, smoke tree
    any of several shrubs or shrubby trees of the genus Cotinus
  2. noun
    shrubby tree of the Pacific coast of the United States; yields cascara sagrada
    synonyms: Rhamnus purshianus, bearberry, bearwood, cascara buckthorn, chittimwood
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    type of:
    buckthorn
    a shrub or shrubby tree of the genus Rhamnus; fruits are source of yellow dyes or pigments
  3. noun
    deciduous tree of southeastern United States and Mexico
    synonyms: Bumelia lanuginosa, black haw, chittimwood, false buckthorn, shittimwood
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    type of:
    buckthorn
    any shrub or small tree of the genus Bumelia
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