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lepidote

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noun lep·i·dote \ˈle-pə-ˌdōt\

Definition of lepidote

  1. :  a rhododendron with tiny scales on the undersurface of the leaves



Origin and Etymology of lepidote

Greek lepidōtos scaly, from lepid-, lepis


First Known Use: circa 1836


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