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Any of various shrubs of the genus Deutzia, cultivated for their clusters of white or pinkish flowers.
[After Jan van der Deutz, 18th-century Dutch patron of botany.]
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(Plants) any saxifragaceous shrub of the genus Deutzia: cultivated for their clusters of white or pink spring-blooming flowers
[C19: New Latin, named after Jean Deutz, 18th-century Dutch patron of botany]
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deut•zi•a(ˈdut si ə, ˈdyut-, ˈdɔɪt-)
n., pl. -zi•as.
any of various small shrubs of the genus Deutzia, of the saxifrage family, having white or pink flowers.
[< New Latin (1781), after Jean Deutz, 18th-century Dutch botanical patron; see -ia]
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|Noun||1.||deutzia - any of various shrubs of the genus Deutzia having usually toothed opposite leaves and shredding bark and white or pink flowers in loose terminal clusters|
hydrangea - any of various deciduous or evergreen shrubs of the genus Hydrangea
genus Deutzia - genus of ornamental mostly deciduous shrubs native to Asia and Central America; widespread in cultivation; sometimes placed in family Saxifragaceae
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