from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • proper n. A Chinese genus having only one species, the beauty bush.

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  • n. Chinese genus of 1 species: beauty bush


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  • Beauty bush (Kolkwitzia amabilis) is another garden shrub that has been grown for so long it may seem native but it originated in China.

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