brush-cherry definition

  • noun:
    • See cherry.
    • An Australian tree, Caryophyllus myrtifolius (Eugenia myrtifolia of Sims), which yields a light-reddish, elastic wood, useful for staves, oars, boat-building, boomerangs, and shields. Its purple, acid fresh fruit makes a great safeguard.
41 votes

How would you define brush-cherry?

All the definitions on AZdictionary were written by people just like you. Now's your chance to add your own!