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kerria

[ker-ee-uh] /ˈkɛr i ə/
noun
1.
a yellow-flowered shrub, Kerria japonica, of the rose family, native to eastern Asia and widely cultivated as an ornamental.
Compare jetbead.
Origin
1815-1825
1815-25; < New Latin, named in honor of William Kerr (died 1814), English gardener, who collected plants in South Asia and the Far East; see -ia
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