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mountain rosebay

noun
1.
a showy, evergreen shrub, Rhododendron catawbiense, of the heath family, found in the mountainous regions from Virginia to Georgia, having bell-shaped, rose or purple flowers.
Origin
1940-1945
1940-45, Americanism
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