Definitions

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  • n. The strawberry tree.

Etymologies

Anglicization of Spanish madroƱo. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The bar's list of wines describes Palin Syrah as: tastes of "white pepper" and "madrone" - an evergreen found in the Pacific Northwest.

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  • Overlooked in the environmental review process was the fact that the site contains many Pacific madrone trees which are in serious decline in the Northwest.

    Extra Fizz: State Budget Includes $15 Million to Buy Mine on Maury Island « PubliCola

  • If the site is preserved this will be a valuable addition to preserving native vegetation and habitat for wildlife which are associated with the Pacific madrone trees.

    Extra Fizz: State Budget Includes $15 Million to Buy Mine on Maury Island « PubliCola

  • Here and there that woods harlequin, the madrone, permitting itself to be caught in the act of changing its pea-green trunk to madder-red, breathed its fragrance into the air from great clusters of waxen bells.

    All Gold Cañon

  • Maggie followed Cal into the farthest office, with its view of a madrone grove.

    Three Stages of Amazement

  • Her hair was behind her, it went all the way down her back; her skin was as red brown and polished as madrone.

    Three Stages of Amazement

  • All these rock formations are in pine-madrone-cactus forest - a vegetation designation not found in any world classification but particularly appropriate to this area!

    Hats off to Sombrerete in the state of Zacatecas

  • Sitting with our backs against the trunk of a red-barked madrone at the edge of a high, grassy meadow dotted with white puffs of clover, we watched a pair of hawks riding the thermals, swooping and gliding so lightly and gracefully they looked like they were made out of paper.

    THE BOYS FROM SANTA CRUZ

  • Watching the birds swoop and glide in ever-narrowing circles, he is reminded of that sweet pastoral passage in the Book: Sitting with our backs against the trunk of a red-barked madrone at the edge of a high, grassy meadow dotted with white puffs of clover, we watched a pair of hawks riding the thermals, swooping and gliding so lightly and gracefully they looked like they were made out of paper.

    THE BOYS FROM SANTA CRUZ

  • Over iced tea in the madrone-paneled drawing room, Button told Hernando of the bull.

    Carlos The Impossible (Part 1)

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