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snowy mespilus

Saltos de línea: snowy mes|pi¦lus
Pronunciación: /ˈmɛspɪləs
 
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Definición de snowy mespilus en inglés:

sustantivo

A white-flowered shrub or small tree of the rose family which is often grown as an ornamental.
  • Genus Amelanchier, family Rosaceae: several species
Example sentences
  • Just coming into flower now, the snowy mespilus is a spectacular little tree or large bush that truly lives up to its name.
  • Snowy mespilus is a wonderfully cheering site in early spring when the masses of starry white flowers cover the branches just as the new foliage with its copper tones appear.
  • The Snowy Mespilus is for the larger garden — nearly all species grow to a foot or more.

Origen

modern Latin Mespilus (genus name), from Latin mespilus 'medlar tree'.

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