buttonbush definition

  • noun:
    • A deciduous us shrub (Cephalanthus occidentalis) having contrary leaves and spherical groups of tiny white flowers.
    • Any of the genus Cephalanthus of flowering flowers when you look at the madder family.
    • Any of the genus Conocarpus of two species of exotic flowering flowers.
    • A shrub (Cephalanthus occidentalis) growing because of the waterside; -- so named from its globular mind of flowers. See capitulum.
    • A name directed at the Cephalanthus occidentalis, a North American shrub, on account of its globular flower-heads. See Cephalanthus.

Related Sources

  • Definition for "buttonbush"
    • A deciduous us shrub (Cephalanthus occidentalis) having contrary…
    • View More
  • Sentence for "buttonbush"
77 votes

How would you define buttonbush?

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