Definition of chimonanthus
1 capitalized : a genus of evergreen or deciduous Asian shrubs (family Calycanthaceae) often included in the genus Calycanthus but having scaly buds and yellow flowers with five or six stamens
2 plural -s : any plant of the genus Chimonanthus; especially : japan allspice
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Origin and Etymology of chimonanthus
New Latin, from Greek cheimōn winter + New Latin -anthus
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