Definition of wayfaring tree in English:

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wayfaring tree

Pronunciation: /ˈwāferiNG ˌtrē/


A white-flowered Eurasian shrub that has berries at different stages of ripening (green, red, and black) occurring together, growing chiefly on calcareous soils.
  • Viburnum lantana, family Caprifoliaceae.
Example sentences
  • Select shrubs and trees that produce fruits and berries - cherries and elder for early fruits, Viburnum lantana (wayfaring tree), snowberry, holly and cotoneaster - provide a rich supply of berries in the winter.
  • Most of the trees were leafless, but I think there were three wayfaring trees forming part of the hedge.
  • It contains some maple and wayfaring trees which have not yet spread into the south boundary.

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Syllabification: way·far·ing tree

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