genus Rhododendron

noun
large genus of evergreen shrubs native to cooler regions of the northern hemisphere having showy flowers
Hypernyms: ↑dilleniid dicot genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Ericaceae, ↑family Ericaceae, ↑heath family
Member Meronyms: ↑rhododendron, ↑subgenus Azalea, ↑Azaleastrum, ↑subgenus Azaleastrum

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