alpine azalea

noun

: a low-branching prostrate shrub (Loiseleuria procumbens) of the heath family found in high mountain regions in the northern hemisphere

Word History

First Known Use

1859, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of alpine azalea was in 1859

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“Alpine azalea.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/alpine%20azalea. Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

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