kerria

noun
ker·​ria | \ ˈker-ē-ə How to pronounce kerria (audio) , ˈke-rē- \

Definition of kerria

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

First Known Use of kerria

1823, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for kerria

New Latin, from William Kerr †1814 English gardener

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“Kerria.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/kerria. Accessed 6 Mar. 2021.

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