Definitions of manzanita
  1. noun
    evergreen tree of the Pacific coast of North America having glossy leathery leaves and orange-red edible berries; wood used for furniture and bark for tanning
    synonyms: Arbutus menziesii, madrona, madrono
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    type of:
    any of several evergreen shrubs of the genus Arbutus of temperate Europe and America
  2. noun
    chiefly evergreen shrubs of warm dry areas of western North America
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    Arctostaphylos andersonii, heartleaf manzanita
    erect California shrub having leaves with heart-shaped lobes at the base
    Arctostaphylos manzanita, Parry manzanita
    erect treelike shrub forming dense thickets and having drooping panicles of white or pink flowers and red berrylike drupes; California
    Arctostaphylos tomentosa, downy manzanita, woolly manzanita
    erect openly branched California shrub whose twigs are woolly when young
    type of:
    bush, shrub
    a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
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