viburnum definition by Webster's New World
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- any of a large genus (Viburnum) of shrubs or small trees of the honeysuckle family, with white flowers
- the bark of several species of this plant, sometimes used in medicine
Origin: Modern Latin ; from Classical Latin the wayfaring tree
viburnum definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Any of various shrubs or trees of the genus Viburnum, having opposite leaves, showy terminal clusters of small white or pink flowers, and red or black drupes.
Origin: New Latin Vīburnum, genus name, from Latin vīburnum, a kind of shrub.