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halesia


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Halesia  \Ha*le"si*a\,  n.  [NL.]  (Bot.) 
  A  genus  of  American  shrubs  containing  several  species,  called 
  {snowdrop  trees},  or  silver-bell  trees.  They  have  showy, 
  white  flowers,  drooping  on  slender  pedicels. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Halesia 
  n  :  deciduous  small  trees  or  shrubs  of  China  and  eastern  North 
  America  [syn:  {Halesia},  {genus  Halesia}] 




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