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Noun: manzanita  ,man-zu'nee-tu
  1. Chiefly evergreen shrubs of warm dry areas of western North America
     
  2. Evergreen tree of the Pacific coast of North America having glossy leathery leaves and orange-red edible berries; wood used for furniture and bark for tanning
    - madroña, madroño, Arbutus menziesii

Derived forms: manzanitas

Type of: arbutus, bush, shrub

Part of: Arctostaphylos, genus Arctostaphylos

Encyclopedia: Manzanita, OR