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wisteria

Saltos de línea: wis|teria
Pronunciación: /wɪˈstɪərɪə
 
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(also wistaria /-ˈstɛːrɪə/)

Definición de wisteria en inglés:

sustantivo

A climbing shrub of the pea family, with hanging clusters of fragrant flowers, typically pale bluish-lilac in colour. Native to eastern Asia and North America, ornamental varieties are widely grown on walls and pergolas.
  • Genus Wisteria, family Leguminosae: several species
Example sentences
  • The large pendulous flower clusters of the wisteria vine are quite appealing to butterflies in late spring.
  • Even though Japanese principles and classic flowering trees and shrubs such as wisterias, magnolias and flowering cherries have been used, everything has been sourced locally.
  • First, he planted a Japanese wisteria at the base of each pole.

Origen

modern Latin, named after Caspar Wistar (or Wister) (1761–1818), American anatomist.

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