itea

noun \ˈitēə, ˈīt-\

Definition of itea

  1. 1 capitalized :  a genus of shrubs (family Saxifragaceae) having racemes of small white flowers with linear petals and a 2-valved capsular fruit — see virginia willow

  2. 2 plural -s :  any plant of the genus Itea

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Origin and Etymology of itea

New Latin, from Greek, willow — more at withy


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