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for·syth·i·a

 (fôr-sĭth′ē-ə, -sī′thē-ə, fər-)
n.
Any of several shrubs of the genus Forsythia, native to Asia and widely cultivated for their early-blooming yellow flowers.

[New Latin, genus name, after William Forsyth (1737-1804), Scottish horticulturist.]

forsythia

(fɔːˈsaɪθɪə)
n
(Plants) any oleaceous shrub of the genus Forsythia, native to China, Japan, and SE Europe but widely cultivated for its showy yellow bell-shaped flowers, which appear in spring before the foliage
[C19: New Latin, named after William Forsyth (1737–1804), English botanist]

for•syth•i•a

(fɔrˈsɪθ i ə, fər-; esp. Brit. -ˈsaɪ θi ə)

n., pl. -syth•i•as.
any shrub of the genus Forsythia, of the olive family, having yellow flowers that blossom in early spring.
[< New Latin (1805), after William Forsyth (1737–1804), English horticulturist; see -ia]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.forsythia - any of various early blooming oleaceous shrubs of the genus Forsythia; native to eastern Asia and southern Europe but widely cultivated for their branches of bright yellow bell-shaped flowers
genus Forsythia - forsythia
bush, shrub - a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
Translations

forsythia

[fɔːˈsaɪθɪə] Nforsitia f

forsythia

[fɔːrˈsaɪθiə] nforsythia m

forsythia

nForsythie f

forsythia

[fɔːˈsaɪθɪə] nforsizia
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