Sourwood Definition

sourwo͝od
noun
A North American tree (Oxydendrum arboreum) of the heath family, with thick, fissured bark, small, white flowers, grayish fruit, and sour leaves.
Webster's New World
Synonyms:
Oxydendrum arboreumtitisorrel tree

Other Word Forms of Sourwood

Noun

Singular:
sourwood
Plural:
sourwoods

Origin of Sourwood

  • So called from its sour-tasting leaves

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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