bridal wreath

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noun

any of several shrubs belonging to the genus Spiraea, of the rose family, especially S. prunifolia, having finely toothed ovate leaves and sprays of small white flowers.

Origin of bridal wreath

First recorded in 1885–90
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bridal wreath

noun

any of several N temperate rosaceous shrubs of the genus Spiraea, esp S. prunifolia, cultivated for their sprays of small white flowers

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