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hydrangea


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hydrangea  \Hy*dran"ge*a\,  n.  [NL.,  fr  Gr  "y`dwr  water  +  ? 
  vessel,  capsule:  cf  F.  hydrang['e]e.]  (Bot.) 
  A  genus  of  shrubby  plants  bearing  opposite  leaves  and  large 
  heads  of  showy  flowers,  white,  or  of  various  colors.  {H. 
  hortensis},  the  common  garden  species,  is  a  native  of  China 
  or  Japan. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  hydrangea 
  n  :  any  of  various  deciduous  or  evergreen  shrubs  of  the  genus 
  Hydrangea 




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