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Definition of 'spirea'

Noun

  1. a Japanese shrub that resembles members of the genus Spiraea; widely cultivated in many varieties for its dense panicles of flowers in many colors; often forced by florists for Easter blooming
       Synonyms: spiraea Astilbe japonica
  2. any rosaceous plant of the genus Spiraea; has sprays of small white or pink flowers
       Synonyms: spiraea


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