genus Pieris


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Noun1.genus Pieris - decorative evergreen shrubs of woody vines
dilleniid dicot genus - genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous trees and shrubs and herbs
andromeda, Japanese andromeda, lily-of-the-valley tree, Pieris japonica - broad-leaved evergreen Asiatic shrub with glossy leaves and drooping clusters of white flowers
fetterbush, mountain andromeda, mountain fetterbush, Pieris floribunda - ornamental evergreen shrub of southeastern United States having small white bell-shaped flowers
2.genus Pieris - type genus of the Pieridae
arthropod genus - a genus of arthropods
family Pieridae, Pieridae - arthropod family including cabbage butterflies; sulphur butterflies
small white, Pieris rapae - small widely distributed form
large white, Pieris brassicae - Old World form of cabbage butterfly
cabbageworm, Pieris rapae - toxic green larva of a cabbage butterfly