Definition of deutzia in English:

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deutzia

Pronunciation: /ˈdjuːtsɪə/
/ˈdɔɪtsɪə/

noun

An ornamental shrub with white or pinkish flowers, native to Asia and Central America.
  • Genus Deutzia, family Hydrangeaceae.
Example sentences
  • Spring-flowering shrubs include such popular plants as forsythia, deutzia, lilac, viburnum, mock-orange and spirea.
  • These include viburnums, forsythia, spiraea, osmanthus, deutzia, weigela and similar plants.
  • We have now reached the later days of May, and the deutzias should be planted out in the open ground.

Origin

Modern Latin, named after Johann van der Deutz, 18th-century Dutch patron of botany.

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