Pronunciation: (dôg'wood", dog'-), [key]
1. any tree or shrub of the genus Cornus, esp. C. sanguinea, of Europe, or C. florida, of America.
2. the wood of any such tree.
3. a light to medium brown or a medium yellowish-brown color.
having the color dogwood.
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