from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. See butterfly bush.
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- n. A tree or shrub of the genus Buddleja, especially Buddleja davidii, a large ornamental shrub whose lilac flowers attract butterflies.
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- n. tropical shrub having clusters of white or violet or yellow flowers
New Latin, after Adam Buddle (died 1715), British botanist.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Modern Latin, named after English naturalist Adam Buddle (died 1715). (Wiktionary)