Definition of hobblebush in English:


Syllabification: hob·ble·bush
Pronunciation: /ˈhäbəlˌbo͝oSH


  • A North American viburnum that bears clusters of white or pink flowers and purple-black berries.
    • Viburnum alnifolium, family Caprifoliaceae
    More example sentences
    • Understory vegetation is dominated by hobblebush, striped maple, mountain maple, brambles (Rubus spp.), and seedlings and saplings of the dominant tree species.
    • This is a photo of the hobblebush just as the outer flowers are beginning to open.
    • Shady conditions allow for less variety, but try a mix of red-berried elder, hobblebush, cedar, and choke cherry.

More definitions of hobblebush

Definition of hobblebush in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day coloratura
Pronunciation: ˌkələrəˈto͝orə
elaborate ornamentation of a vocal melody