abelia

abelia

[uh-bee-lee-uh, uh-beel-yuh]
noun
any of several shrubs belonging to the genus Abelia, of the honeysuckle family, having clusters of small white or pink flowers.

Origin:
< Neo-Latin (1818), named after Clarke Abel (1780–1826), British botanist; see -ia

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abelia

noun
any of various deciduous or evergreen ornamental shrubs of the genus Abelia having opposite simple leaves and cymes of small white or pink or purplish flowers; Asia and Mexico 
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