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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus of shrubs of the family Hamamelidaceæ.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. small genus of deciduous shrubs of the southeastern United States
  • n. any of several deciduous low-growing shrubs of the genus Fothergilla having showy brushlike spikes of white flowers in spring and fiery red and orange autumn color; grows from Alabama to the Allegheny Mountains

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