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Japanese andromeda

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noun Japanese an·drom·e·da \-ˌan-ˈdrä-mə-də\

Definition of Japanese andromeda

  1. :  a shrubby evergreen heath (Pieris japonica) of southeastern Asia with glossy leaves and drooping clusters of usually whitish flowers



Origin of japanese andromeda

New Latin Andromeda, genus of plants, from Latin Andromeda, Ethiopian princess, from Greek Andromedē


First Known Use: 1948


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