leatherwood definition by Webster's New World
Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio. Used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
a small North American tree (Dirca palustris) of the mezereum family, with a tough, flexible bark used by the Indians for making rope
leatherwood definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- A deciduous shrub (Dirca palustris) of eastern North America, having tough flexible branches, pliable bark, and small yellow flowers. Also called moosewood, wicopy.
- See titi1.