weigela

[ wahy-gee-luh, -jee-, wahy-guh-luh ]

noun
  1. any of various shrubby, eastern Asian plants belonging to the genus Weigela, of the honeysuckle family, having funnel-shaped white, pink, or crimson flowers.

Origin of weigela

1
1840–50; <New Latin, named after C. E. Weigel (1748–1831), German physician; see -a2
  • Also wei·ge·li·a [wahy-gee-lee-uh, -jee-]. /waɪˈgi li ə, -ˈdʒi-/.

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weigela

/ (waɪˈɡiːlə, -ˈdʒiː-, ˈwaɪɡɪlə) /


noun
  1. any caprifoliaceous shrub of the Asian genus Weigela, having clusters of pink, purple, red, or white showy bell-shaped flowers

Origin of weigela

1
C19: from New Latin, named after C. E. Weigel (1748–1831), German physician

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