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rhodora

[roh-dawr-uh, -dohr-uh, ruh-] /roʊˈdɔr ə, -ˈdoʊr ə, rə-/
noun
1.
a low North American shrub, Rhododendron canadense, of the heath family, having rose-colored flowers that appear before the leaves.
Origin of rhodora
1780-1790
First recorded in 1780-90, rhodora is from the Latin word rhodōra name of a plant
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  • There the agony ended for the other girls, and there it began for rhodora Boyd.

    Short Sixes H. C. Bunner
  • The attractive blossoms of the rhodora brighten the woods with their splendor.

    Woodcraft Alan Douglas
  • Whittier himself noted that he was indebted for this line to Emerson's "rhodora"

  • For this and the other varieties see rhodora of September, 1919.

    The Fern Lover's Companion George Henry Tilton
  • "And rhodora will count two," said he, his eyes following her.

    A Court of Inquiry Grace S. Richmond
  • Together we observed rhodora, standing close by Grandmother's side.

    A Court of Inquiry Grace S. Richmond
  • The Gay Lady took rhodora down to the river, and out in the boat.

    A Court of Inquiry Grace S. Richmond
  • At luncheon rhodora had rather monopolized the conversation.

    A Court of Inquiry Grace S. Richmond
  • What has rhodora become that she has blinded the eyes of a preacher?

    A Court of Inquiry Grace S. Richmond
  • rhodora probably sang a hymn at one of his meetings and finished him.

    A Court of Inquiry Grace S. Richmond

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