mezereon

/ (mɛˈzɪərɪən) /

noun

a Eurasian thymelaeaceous shrub, Daphne mezereum, with fragrant early-blooming purplish-pink flowers and small scarlet fruits
another name for mezereum

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Word Origin for mezereon

C15: via Medieval Latin from Arabic māzaryūn
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