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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Origin and Etymology of bryanthus
New Latin, from bry- + -anthus
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