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azaleas


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Azalea  \A*za"le*a\  (?;  97),  n.;  pl  {Azaleas}.  [NL.,  fr  Gr  ? 
  dry,  --  so  called  because  supposed  to  grow  best  in  dry 
  ground.]  (Bot.) 
  A  genus  of  showy  flowering  shrubs,  mostly  natives  of  China  or 
  of  North  America;  false  honeysuckle.  The  genus  is  scarcely 
  distinct  from  Rhododendron. 




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