bry·​an·​thus | \ brīˈan(t)thəs\

Definition of bryanthus

1 capitalized : a genus of Old World prostrate mat-forming evergreen heaths (family Ericaceae) with 4-parted flowers in racemes that was formerly included in Phyllodoce
2 plural bryanthuses\ -​thəsə̇z\ also bryanthi\ -​nˌthī\ : any plant of the genus Bryanthus or sometimes of the genus Phyllodoce

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