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mountain rosebay

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noun
a showy, evergreen shrub, Rhododendron catawbiense, of the heath family, found in the mountainous regions from Virginia to Georgia, having bell-shaped, rose or purple flowers.
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Origin of mountain rosebay

An Americanism dating back to 1940–45
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