: a genus of evergreen shrubs and small trees (family Cornaceae) with coriaceous opposite leaves and small dioecious flowers that are borne in silky racemes which resemble catkins and are pistillate with two stipes see bear brush , garryaceae

Word History


New Latin, from Nicholas Garry, 19th century official of Hudson's Bay Company

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“Garrya.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Mar. 2024.

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