noun, plural ce·a·no·thus·es.
Origin of ceanothus
Examples from the Web for ceanothus
The azaleas were already budding, the ceanothus getting ready its lilac livery for spring.Selected Stories|Bret Harte
It led far up the ridge into an open place surrounded by a hedge-like growth of ceanothus chaparral.My First Summer in the Sierra|John Muir
The genus Ceanothus is well known from the beautiful C. azureus.Botany for Ladies|Jane Loudon
Blue myrtle (Ceanothus thyrsiflorus) is a California species, sometimes called wild lilac or blue blossoms.American Forest Trees|Henry H. Gibson
The azaleas were already budding; the ceanothus getting ready its lilac livery for spring.The Luck of Roaring Camp and Other Tales|Bret Harte