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Noun: red osier
  1. Common North American shrub with reddish purple twigs and white flowers
    - red osier dogwood, red dogwood, American dogwood, redbrush, Cornus stolonifera
  2. Eurasian osier having reddish or purple twigs and bark rich in tannin
    - purple willow, red willow, basket willow, purple osier, Salix purpurea

Derived forms: red osiers

Type of: cornel, dogwood, dogwood tree, osier

Part of: genus Salix, Salix

Encyclopedia: Red osier