dog·wood /ˈdɔˌgwʊd/ 名詞
Dog·wood n. Bot. The Cornus, a genus of large shrubs or small trees, the wood of which is exceedingly hard, and serviceable for many purposes.
Note: ☞ There are several species, one of which, Cornus mascula, called also cornelian cherry, bears a red acid berry. Cornus florida is the flowering dogwood, a small American tree with very showy blossoms.
Dogwood tree. (a) The dogwood or Cornus. (b) A papilionaceous tree (Piscidia erythrina) growing in Jamaica. It has narcotic properties; -- called also Jamaica dogwood.
n 1: a tree of shrub of the genus Cornus often having showy
bracts resembling flowers [syn: dogwood tree, cornel]
2: hard tough wood of any dogwood of the genus Cornus; resemble