deutzia

deutzia

[doot-see-uh, dyoot-, doit-]
noun
any of various shrubs belonging to the genus Deutzia, of the saxifrage family, having showy white, pink, or lavender flowers, grown as an ornamental.

Origin:
< Neo-Latin (1781), named after Jean Deutz, 18th-century Dutch botanical patron; see -ia

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deutzia (ˈdjuːtsɪə)
 
n
any saxifragaceous shrub of the genus Deutzia: cultivated for their clusters of white or pink spring-blooming flowers
 
[C19: New Latin, named after Jean Deutz, 18th-century Dutch patron of botany]

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