pimelea

noun pi·me·lea \ pə̇ˈmēlyə also -lēə \

Definition of pimelea

1 capitalized :a genus of shrubs (family Thymelaeaceae) of Australia and New Zealand having small opposite leaves and clustered white, yellow, or pink flowers with two stamens succeeded by berrylike fruits — see rice flower
2 plural -s :any plant of the genus Pimelea

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Origin and Etymology of pimelea

New Latin, from Greek pimelē lard


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