Definition of Redbud

1. Noun. Small shrubby tree of eastern North America similar to the Judas tree having usually pink flowers; found in damp sheltered underwood.

Exact synonyms: Cercis Canadensis
Generic synonyms: Angiospermous Tree, Flowering Tree



Definition of Redbud

1. n. A small ornamental leguminous tree of the American species of the genus Cercis. See Judas tree, under Judas.

Definition of Redbud

1. Noun. Any of several small trees, of the genus ''Cercis'', having purple-pink flowers that appear before the leaves; the Judas tree. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Redbud

1. a small tree [n -S]

Medical Definition of Redbud

1. A small ornamental leguminous tree of the American species of the genus Cercis. See Judas tree, under Judas. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Redbud

redbelly
redberries
redberry
redbird
redbird cactus
redbird flower
redbirds
redbone
redbones
redbreast
redbreasts
redbrick
redbrick university
redbricks
redbrush
redbud (current term)
redbuds
redbug
redbugs
redbush
redcap
redcaps
redcedar
redcedars
redcoat
redcoats
redcurrant
redcurrants
redd
redd up

Literary usage of Redbud

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1. The Last of the Foresters: Or, Humors on the Border: A Story of the Old by John Esten Cooke (1856)
"IN WHICH redbud SUPPRESSES HER FEELINGS AND BEHAVES WITH DECORUM. ... redbud, on the contrary, was still sad, and oppressed from the events of the morning; ..."

2. Plant Life of Alabama: An Account of the Distribution, Modes of Association by Charles Theodore Mohr (1901)
"Of smaller trees and shrubs, forming the dense copses and bordering the high forest, small-leaf sugar maple, redbud, dogwood, and hazelnut prevail. ..."

3. Tree Guide: Trees East of the Rockies by Julia Ellen Rogers (1914)
"... redbud; JUDAS TREE (Ceris Canadensis, Linn.). 25 to 50 feet. Dainty tree with broad, flat head of smooth, thorn- less, angular branches. ..."

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