kerria

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noun ker·ria \ˈker-ē-ə, ˈke-rē-\

Definition of kerria

  1. :  a shrub (Kerria japonica) of the rose family that is native to China and Japan and has solitary yellow and often double flowers

Origin and Etymology of kerria

New Latin, from William Kerr †1814 English gardener


First Known Use: 1823

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