wintersweet

[ win-ter-sweet ]
/ ˈwɪn tərˌswit /

noun

a shrub, Chimonanthus praecox, native to China, having large leaves and fragrant yellow flowers.

Origin of wintersweet

First recorded in 1890–95; winter + sweet
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