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abelia

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noun abe·lia \ə-ˈbēl-yə\

Definition of abelia

  1. :  any of a genus (Abelia) of Asian or Mexican shrubs of the honeysuckle family having opposite leaves and white, red, or pink flowers



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Origin and Etymology of abelia

New Latin, from Clarke Abel †1826 English botanist


First Known Use: circa 1899


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