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forsythia definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: 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

Merriam Webster's

noun (plural -ias; also -ia) Etymology: New Latin, from William Forsyth died 1804 British botanist Date: circa 1814 any of a genus (Forsythia) of ornamental shrubs of the olive family with opposite leaves and yellow bell-shaped flowers appearing before the leaves in early spring

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. any ornamental shrub of the genus Forsythia bearing bright-yellow flowers in early spring. Etymology: mod.L f. W. Forsyth, Engl. botanist d. 1804

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Forsythia For*syth"i*a, a. [NL. Named after William Forsyth, who brought in from China.] (Bot.) A shrub of the Olive family, with yellow blossoms.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

(forsythias) Forsythia is a bush whose yellow flowers appear in the spring before the leaves have grown. N-VAR



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