Skip to definition.
Get the FREE one-click dictionary software for Windows or the iPhone/iPad and Android apps


Noun: dogwood  'dóg,wûd
  1. A tree of shrub of the genus Cornus often having showy bracts resembling flowers
    - dogwood tree, cornel
     
  2. Hard tough wood of any dogwood of the genus Cornus; resembles boxwood

Derived forms: dogwoods

Type of: angiospermous tree, flowering tree, wood

Part of: Cornus, genus Cornus

Encyclopedia: Dogwood, Illinois