lepidote


lep·i·dote

noun \ˈle-pə-ˌdōt\

Definition of LEPIDOTE

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

Origin of LEPIDOTE

Greek lepidōtos scaly, from lepid-, lepis
First Known Use: circa 1836

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