Definition of minniebush in English:

minniebush

noun

United States Regional
  • Any of several North American shrubs of the genus Menziesia (family Ericaceae); especially M. pilosa, found mainly in the southern Appalachian Mountains.

Origin

Early 20th century. From minnie, of uncertain origin (perhaps from genus name Menziesia) + bush.

Pronunciation

minniebush

/ˈmɪnɪˌbʊʃ/