arrowwood

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arrowwood,

name for several woody plants, particularly of the family Caprifoliaceae (honeysucklehoneysuckle,
common name for some members of the Caprifoliaceae, a family comprised mostly of vines and shrubs of the Northern Hemisphere, especially abundant in E Asia and E North America.
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 family), formerly used for making arrows.
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