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Azalea

See also: azalea

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An Azalea flower

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From New Latin, from Ancient Greek ἀζαλέος (azaléos, dry), because it grows in dry soil.

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Azalea f

  1. (archaic) Formerly considered a genus, within the tribe [[Wikispecies:Rhodoreae|]] and the family Ericaceae; the azaleas, numerous varieties of flowering shrubs of temperate climates; now a subgenus of Rhododendron.

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