Menziesia

noun Men·zie·sia \ menˈzēzh(ē)ə \

Definition of Menziesia

: a genus of shrubs (family Ericaceae) of North America and eastern Asia having small bell-shaped flowers and bluish tinged foliage — see false azalea

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Origin and Etymology of menziesia

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


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