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AZALEA

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does azalea mean? 

AZALEA (noun)
  The noun AZALEA has 1 sense:

1. any of numerous ornamental shrubs grown for their showy flowers of various colors

  Familiarity information: AZALEA used as a noun is very rare.


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AZALEA (noun)


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Meaning:

Any of numerous ornamental shrubs grown for their showy flowers of various colors

Classified under:

Nouns denoting plants

Hypernyms ("azalea" is a kind of...):

rhododendron (any shrub of the genus Rhododendron: evergreen shrubs or small shrubby trees having leathery leaves and showy clusters of campanulate (bell-shaped) flowers)

Holonyms ("azalea" is a member of...):

Azaleastrum; subgenus Azalea; subgenus Azaleastrum (group of evergreen or deciduous shrubs formerly considered a separate genus; now included in the genus Rhododendron)


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