madroña


noun

  1. any of several evergreen trees belonging to the genus Arbutus, of the heath family, especially A. menziesii (Pacific madrone) of western North America, having red, flaky bark and bearing edible reddish berries.
  2. the pale reddish-brown wood of this tree.

noun plural -ñas, -ños or -nes

  1. an ericaceous North American evergreen tree or shrub, Arbutus menziesii, with white flowers and red berry-like fruitsSee also strawberry tree

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