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Related to Pieris: Pieris japonica
(Plants) any plant of a genus, Pieris, of American and Asiatic shrubs, esp P. formosa forrestii, grown for the bright red colour of its young foliage: family Ericaceae
[New Latin, from Greek Pierides, a name for the Muses]
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|Noun||1.||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
|2.||Pieris - type genus of the Pieridae|
arthropod genus - a genus of arthropods
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