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 for Snowball tree
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Guelderrose' \Guel"der*rose'\, n. [Supposed to be brought from
     Guelderland; hence, D. Geldersche roos, G. Gelderische rose,
     F. rose de Gueldre, It. rose di Gueldra, Sp. rosa de
     Gueldres.] (Bot.)
     A cultivated variety of a species of Viburnum ({V.
     Opulus), bearing large bunches of white flowers; -- called
     also snowball tree. Guelph

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Snowball \Snow"ball`\, n.
     1. A round mass of snow pressed or roller together, or
        anything resembling such a mass.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. (Bot.) The Guelder-rose.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     3. (Bot.) a shrub of the genus Viburnum, having large
        clusters of white flowers.
        [PJC]
  
     Snowball bush or Snowball tree (Bot.), the
        Guelder-rose.
  
     a snowball's chance in hell, [Colloq.] no chance; an
        infinitesimal chance.
        [1913 Webster +PJC]

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