star magnolia

noun

Definition of star magnolia

: an early-blooming Japanese shrubby magnolia (Magnolia stellata) that is used as an ornamental and has fragrant often pink-tinged white star-shaped flowers blooming before the leaves unfold

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“Star magnolia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/star%20magnolia. Accessed 2 Aug. 2021.

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