Definitions

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  • n. Any of the genus Leucothoe of flowering plants.

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  • n. any plant of the genus Leucothoe; grown for their beautiful white flowers; glossy foliage contains a poisonous substance similar to that found in genus Kalmia

Etymologies

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From the genus name.

Examples

  • One opens onto a quiet pond garden with ferns, glossy ligularia and tall leucothoe, ideal subjects for shade.

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