What is another word for manzanita?

Pronunciation: [mˈanzɐnˈiːtə] (IPA)

Manzanita is a word utilized for shrubs or small trees in the genus Arctostaphylos, which belong to the Ericaceae family. Some synonyms for manzanita include bearberry, madrone, manzanillo, and little apple. This term is commonly used in North American Spanish to describe the tree species Arctostaphylos Colorado or "Colorado manzanita," while manzanita is frequently employed to describe the tree species Arctostaphylos viscida or "sticky manzanita." The word "manzanita" comes from the Spanish word "manzanilla," which means "little apple," as the fruit produced by manzanita trees somewhat resembles an apple. The manzanita tree is known for its vibrant red bark and small, oval leaves with gentle curves.

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What are the hypernyms for Manzanita?

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What are the hyponyms for Manzanita?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.
  • hyponyms for manzanita (as nouns)

What are the holonyms for Manzanita?

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Usage examples for Manzanita

Cherry smiled at the immaculately clad Chinese stirring something in a yellow bowl in a spotless kitchen whose windows showed manzanita and wild lilac and madrone trees; smiled at the big, smoked fireplace where sunlight fell straight on piled logs down the chimney's great mouth; smiled as she went to and fro on journeys of investigation.
Kathleen Norris
The valley swam under a haze of pure heat; a buzzard hung motionless over the cabin, and the dry air was sweet with resinous scent of pines and manzanita and even of tarweed.
Kathleen Norris
Some idlers sat at sunset on the verandah of the last saloon, looking down the gulch as the manzanita smoke curled up from the Gopher's cabin.
"First Fam'lies of the Sierras"
Joaquin Miller

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