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spiraea

[spahy-ree-uh] /spaɪˈri ə/
noun
1.
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  • In spring, flowering spiraea and coral bells bloom behind it.
British Dictionary definitions for spiraea

spiraea

/spaɪˈrɪə/
noun
1.
any rosaceous plant of the genus Spiraea, having sprays of small white or pink flowers See also meadowsweet (sense 2), hardhack
Word Origin
C17: via Latin from Greek speiraia, from speiraspire²
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