Crossword clues for arbute
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Arbutus \Ar"bu*tus\, Arbute \Ar"bute\, n. [L. arbutus, akin to arbor tree.] The strawberry tree, a genus of evergreen shrubs, of the Heath family. It has a berry externally resembling the strawberry; the arbute tree.
Trailing arbutus (Bot.), a creeping or trailing plant of
the Heath family ( Epig[ae]a repens), having white or
usually rose-colored flowers with a delicate fragrance,
growing in small axillary clusters, and appearing early in
the spring; in New England known as mayflower; -- called
also ground laurel.
n. (context archaic English) The wood of the strawberry tree.
Usage examples of "arbute".
For they could find nothing else upon the Sand, neither arbute, wilding, shrub, nor Thyme.