japanese-andromeda

Japanese andromeda

noun
an Asian evergreen shrub, Pieris japonica, of the heath family, having broad, glossy leaves and drooping clusters of whitish blossoms.
Also called andromeda.


Origin:
1945–50

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Japanese andromeda
 
n
an ericaceous Japanese shrub, Pieris japonica, with drooping clusters of small bell-shaped white flowers

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