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wei·ge·la

 (wī-gē′lə, -jē′-, wī′jə-)
n.
Any of various deciduous shrubs of the genus Weigela of Asia, especially W. florida, widely cultivated for its pink, white, or red flowers.

[New Latin, genus name, after Christian Ehrenfried Weigel (1748-1831), German physician.]

weigela

(waɪˈɡiːlə; -ˈdʒiː-; ˈwaɪɡɪlə)
n
(Plants) any caprifoliaceous shrub of the Asian genus Weigela, having clusters of pink, purple, red, or white showy bell-shaped flowers
[C19: from New Latin, named after C. E. Weigel (1748–1831), German physician]

wei•ge•la

(waɪˈgi lə, -ˈdʒi-, ˈwaɪ gə lə)

n., pl. -las.
any of various shrubby, E Asian plants belonging to the genus Weigela, of the honeysuckle family, having funnel-shaped white, pink, or crimson flowers.
[1840–50; < New Latin, after C. E. Weigel (1748–1831), German physician]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.weigela - deciduous shrub widely cultivated for its white or pink or red flowers
genus Weigela - east Asian flowering shrubs
bush, shrub - a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
Translations
Weigelie
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