Definition of cornus in English:
A plant of a genus that comprises the dogwoods.
- Genus Cornus, family Cornaceae
- This is cheap and easy to do with specimens such as berberis, buddleia, cornus, kerria, philadelphus, spirea and willow.
- Now is the time to take hardwood cuttings from shrubs such as dogwood or cornus, says Gina Parkinson.
- Deciduous shrubs can also be used, especially for inside decoration, where long, bare branches of cornus or willow look good put into a large, heavy container and draped with fairy lights.
Modern Latin, from Latin, 'dogwood'.
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