What does the word rhododendron mean?

Usage examples for rhododendron

  1. He stood listening a moment to the bees' band playing in the rhododendron concert, and then he defended the butterflies. – My Little Sister by Elizabeth Robins
  2. 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 by E. Nesbit