weigela

noun
wei·​ge·​la | \ wī-ˈjē-lə How to pronounce weigela (audio) \

Definition of weigela

: any of a genus (Weigela) of showy eastern Asian shrubs of the honeysuckle family especially : one (W. florida) widely grown for its usually pink or red funnel-shaped flowers

First Known Use of weigela

1846, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for weigela

New Latin, from Christian E. Weigel †1831 German physician

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“Weigela.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/weigela. Accessed 19 January 2020.

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