Definition of Japanese andromeda
: 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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