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Noun: chittamwood  'chi-tum,wûd
  1. Shrubby tree of the Pacific coast of the United States; yields cascara sagrada
    - cascara buckthorn, bearberry, bearwood, chittimwood, Rhamnus purshianus
  2. Deciduous tree of southeastern United States and Mexico
    - false buckthorn, chittimwood, shittimwood, black haw, Bumelia lanuginosa
  3. Shrubby tree of southern United States having large plumes of feathery flowers resembling puffs of smoke
    - American smokewood, Cotinus americanus, Cotinus obovatus

Derived forms: chittamwoods

Type of: buckthorn, smoke bush, smoke tree

Encyclopedia: Chittamwood