abelia

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English[edit]

An abelia in bloom

Etymology[edit]

From the genus name Abelia

Pronunciation[edit]

(US) IPA(key): /ə.ˈbil.jə/, /eɪ.ˈbil.jə/, /eɪ.ˈbil.i.ə/, /ə.ˈbil.i.ə/

Noun[edit]

abelia (plural abelias)

  1. (botany) Any of the various honeysuckles of the genus Abelia. [Mid 19th century.][1]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lesley Brown (editor), The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary, 5th edition (Oxford University Press, 2003 [1933], ISBN 978-0-19-860575-7), page 3

French[edit]

Noun[edit]

abelia m (plural abelias)

  1. (rare) Alternative form of abélia.

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