Menziesia

noun

Men·​zie·​sia
menˈzēzh(ē)ə
: a genus of shrubs (family Ericaceae) of North America and eastern Asia having small bell-shaped flowers and bluish tinged foliage see false azalea

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from Archibald Menzies †1842 Scottish botanist + New Latin -ia

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“Menziesia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Menziesia. Accessed 23 Feb. 2024.

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