Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A grove of sugar maples used as a source of maple syrup or maple sugar. Also called sugar orchard.

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  • n. An evergreen shrub found in south-western United States of America
  • n. Forest dominated by sugar maples or other maples tapped for sugar

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. See Sugar orchard.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as sugar-orchard.
  • n. See Protea.
  • n. A pretty, flowering shrub, Leucadendron melliferum, native to South Africa. Its flowers are surrounded by a large involucre, which contains a honey-like liquor.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. evergreen shrub of southeastern United States with spikes of reddish yellow flowers and glandular hairy fruits

Etymologies

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sugar + bush

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  • Which one do you mean? Sugar bush, sap bush, or sugar orchard?

    October 14, 2007

  • Really? Oh..... well, that's not how I first heard it, but OK!

    October 14, 2007

  • Or sugar orchard, yes?

    October 13, 2007

  • Also called a sap bush in some parts.

    October 13, 2007

  • Pretty phrase.

    October 13, 2007

  • A stand of sugar maples, used to make syrup.

    October 13, 2007