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[doot-see-uh, dyoot-, doit-] /ˈdut si ə, ˈdyut-, ˈdɔɪt-/
any of various shrubs belonging to the genus Deutzia, of the saxifrage family, having showy white, pink, or lavender flowers, grown as an ornamental.
Origin of deutzia
< New Latin (1781), named after Jean Deutz, 18th-century Dutch botanical patron; see -ia Unabridged
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  • Many very ornamental garden shrubs, such as deutzia and Hydrangea, are included in this family.

  • Quite as popular as the Spirea is the deutzia, throughout the middle section of the northern states.

    Amateur Gardencraft Eben E. Rexford
British Dictionary definitions for deutzia


any saxifragaceous shrub of the genus Deutzia: cultivated for their clusters of white or pink spring-blooming flowers
Word Origin
C19: New Latin, named after Jean Deutz, 18th-century Dutch patron of botany
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