rhododendron

Part of speech: noun

A plant of the heath family, with profuse clusters of beautiful flowers.

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Usage examples "rhododendron":

  1. I should have said that the country was beautiful in the extreme, with thick woods of cedar and rhododendron covering it in all directions. - "Adventures in the Far West", W.H.G. Kingston.
  2. He stood listening a moment to the bees' band playing in the rhododendron concert, and then he defended the butterflies. - "My Little Sister", Elizabeth Robins.
  3. Even the unfortunate Mabel was conscious of it in her remote feet, that lay crossed under the third rhododendron to the north- north- west of the tea- party. - "The Enchanted Castle", E. Nesbit.