noun. any of several evergreen shrubs of the genus Arbutus of temperate Europe and America.
- Irish strawberry
- strawberry tree
- Arbutus unedo
- genus Arbutus
- Arbutus menziesii
Example sentences of the word arbutus
1. Noun, singular or mass
Other ingredients to look for are niacinamide, licorice extract, azelaic acid and arbutus, which also inhibit the enzyme tyrosinase.