lepidote

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

Definition of lepidote

: 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


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