lepidote

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noun lep·i·dote \ˈle-pə-ˌdōt\
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lepidote rhododendron

Definition of lepidote

  1. :  any of various low-growing, small-leaved rhododendrons with tiny scales on the undersurface of the leaves — compare elepidote

Origin and Etymology of lepidote

Greek lepidōtos scaly, from lepid-, lepis


First Known Use: circa 1836


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