Dogwood - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈdɔːɡwʊd|  American pronunciation of the word dogwood
Brit.  |ˈdɒɡwʊd|  British pronunciation of the word dogwood

noun

- a tree of shrub of the genus Cornus often having showy bracts resembling flowers (syn: cornel)
- hard tough wood of any dogwood of the genus Cornus; resembles boxwood

Examples

The furniture is made of dogwood.

a cardinal perched momently on the dogwood branch

Word forms

noun
singular: dogwood
plural: dogwoods
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