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rho·do·den·dron

 (rō′də-dĕn′drən)
n.
Any of numerous usually evergreen shrubs of the genus Rhododendron of the heath family, having clusters of variously colored, often bell-shaped flowers and widely grown as ornamentals.

[Latin, oleander, from Greek : rhodo-, rhodo- + dendron, tree; see deru- in Indo-European roots.]

rhododendron

(ˌrəʊdəˈdɛndrən)
n
(Plants) any ericaceous shrub of the genus Rhododendron, native to S Asia but widely cultivated in N temperate regions. They are mostly evergreen and have clusters of showy red, purple, pink, or white flowers. Also called (US): rosebay See also azalea
[C17: from Latin: oleander, from Greek, from rhodon rose + dendron tree]

rho•do•den•dron

(ˌroʊ dəˈdɛn drən)

n.
any evergreen or deciduous shrub or tree belonging to the genus Rhododendron, of the heath family, having rounded clusters of showy pink, purple, or white flowers and oval or oblong leaves.
[1595–1605; < Latin < Greek rhodódendron=rhodo- rhodo- + déndron tree]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.rhododendron - any shrub of the genus Rhododendron: evergreen shrubs or small shrubby trees having leathery leaves and showy clusters of campanulate (bell-shaped) flowersrhododendron - any shrub of the genus Rhododendron: evergreen shrubs or small shrubby trees having leathery leaves and showy clusters of campanulate (bell-shaped) flowers
genus Rhododendron - large genus of evergreen shrubs native to cooler regions of the northern hemisphere having showy flowers
coast rhododendron, Rhododendron californicum - medium-sized rhododendron of Pacific coast of North America having large rosy brown-spotted flowers
Rhododendron maxima, rosebay - late-spring-blooming rhododendron of eastern North America having rosy to pink-purple flowers
Rhododendron viscosum, swamp azalea, swamp honeysuckle, white honeysuckle - shrub growing in swamps throughout the eastern United States and having small white to pinkish flowers resembling honeysuckle
azalea - any of numerous ornamental shrubs grown for their showy flowers of various colors
bush, shrub - a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
Translations
pěnišníkrododendron
alperoserhododendron
rododendron
alparós
rododendras
rododendron
pembecikrodendron

rhododendron

[ˌrəʊdəˈdendrən] Nrododendro m

rhododendron

[ˌrəʊdəˈdɛndrən] nrhododendron m

rhododendron

nRhododendron m or nt

rhododendron

[ˌrəʊdəˈdɛndrn] nrododendro

rhododendron

(roudəˈdendrən) noun
a type of flowering shrub with thick evergreen leaves and large flowers.