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ceanothus

[see-uh-noh-thuh s] /ˌsi əˈnoʊ θəs/
noun, plural ceanothuses.
1.
any North American shrub or small tree of the largely western genus Ceanothus, having clusters of small white or blue flowers.
Origin of ceanothus
< New Latin (Linnaeus) < Greek keánōthos a species of thistle
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ceanothus

/ˌsiːəˈnəʊθəs/
noun
1.
any shrub of the North American rhamnaceous genus Ceanothus: grown for their ornamental, often blue, flower clusters
Word Origin
C19: New Latin, from Greek keanōthos a kind of thistle
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