A Sarcobatus shrub
greasewood (countable and uncountable, plural greasewoods)
- Spiny shrubs containing oil, of the genus Sarcobatus, native to the United States.
- 2006, Thomas Pynchon, Against the Day, Vintage 2007, p. 445:
- He worked his way north among the tall cactuses and greasewood, staying just out of sight of the railroad
- Any of several other North American desert shrubs with glossy or resinous leaves, such as creosote bush
shrub of the genus Sarcobatus
- Cheyenne: vé'ôhkévánó'êstse