fats·​hed·​era fats-ˈhe-d(ə-)rə How to pronounce fatshedera (audio)
: an ornamental foliage plant (× Fatshedera lizei) with lobed glossy palmate leaves that is a hybrid between plants of two different genera of the ginseng family

Word History


New Latin Fatsia, genus of shrubs + Hedera, genus of vines (from Latin, ivy)

First Known Use

1948, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of fatshedera was in 1948

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“Fatshedera.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fatshedera. Accessed 21 May. 2024.

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