noun pi·me·lea \pə̇ˈmēlyə also -lēə\

Definition of pimelea

  1. 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. 2 plural -s :  any plant of the genus Pimelea

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Origin and Etymology of pimelea

New Latin, from Greek pimelē lard — more at fat

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a trip made at another's expense

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