deut·​zia ˈdüt-sē-ə How to pronounce deutzia (audio)
 also  ˈdyüt-
: any of a genus (Deutzia) of the saxifrage family of ornamental shrubs with usually white or pink flowers

Word History


New Latin, from Jean Deutz †1784? Dutch patron of botanical research

First Known Use

1837, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of deutzia was in 1837

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Cite this Entry

“Deutzia.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Mar. 2024.

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