Definition of redbud in English:


Syllabification: red·bud
Pronunciation: /ˈredˌbəd


  • A North American tree of the pea family, with pink flowers that grow from the trunk, branches, and twigs.
    • Genus Cercis, family Leguminosae: several species, in particular eastern redbud (C. canadensis)
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    • Shorter trees are eastern redbud, flowering dogwood, American hornbeam, and eastern hop hornbeam.
    • Eighty new trees will be planted, Kousa dogwood, Eastern redbud, downy serviceberry, sourwood, Yoshino cherry, and tulip poplar among them.
    • You'll get a hankering to come back every year in early May when the redbuds open and the dogwoods bloom.

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