dogwood (sense ), esp. bunchberry
Origin of cornelMiddle English and Old French corneille from Vulgar Latin an unverified form cornea from Classical Latin cornus; akin to Classical Greek kranos, cornel tree, probably akin to kerasos, cherry tree: see cherry
Any of various plants of the genus Cornus, which includes the bunchberry and dogwoods.
Origin of cornelShort for German Kornelbaum cornel tree ( from Middle High German kurnelboum ) ( from Old High German kurnilboum ) or from French cornouille both from Medieval Latin corniola from diminutive of Latin cornus