forsythia
noun (plural -ias; also -ia) Etymology: New Latin, from William Forsyth died 1804 British botanist Date: circa 1814 any of a genus (Forsythia) of ornamental shrubs of the olive family with opposite leaves and yellow bell-shaped flowers appearing before the leaves in early spring

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  • Forsythia — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda ? Forsythia Forsythia …   Wikipedia Español

  • Forsythia — Forsythia …   Wikipédia en Français

  • forsythia — [ fɔrsisja ] n. m. • forsythie 1823; lat. bot.; de Forsyth, horticulteur angl. ♦ Arbrisseau (oléacées) à fleurs jaunes décoratives très précoces. ● forsythia nom masculin (de G. Forsyth, nom propre) Arbrisseau (oléacée) rustique à rameaux… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • forsythia — [fôr sith′ē ə, fərsith′ē ə; fôr′sī′thē ə] n. [ModL, after W. Forsyth (1737 1804), Eng botanist] any of a genus (Forsythia) of shrubs of the olive family, having yellow, bell shaped flowers that bloom in early spring …   English World dictionary

  • Forsythia — For*syth i*a, a. [NL. Named after William Forsyth, who brought in from China.] (Bot.) A shrub of the Olive family, with yellow blossoms. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Forsythĭa — Forsythĭa, 1) F. Vahl, Pflanzengattung aus der Familie der Oleaceae Fraxineae; Art: F. suspensa in Japan u. China; 2) F. Walt., Decumaria L., aus der Familie der Philadelpheae …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • forsythia — 1814, coined 1805 in Mod.L. as a genus name in honor of William Forsyth (1737 1804), Scottish horticulturalist who brought the shrub from China. The family name is from Gaelic Fearsithe man of peace …   Etymology dictionary

  • forsythia — ► NOUN ▪ an ornamental shrub whose bright yellow flowers appear in early spring before its leaves. ORIGIN named after the Scottish botanist William Forsyth (1737 1804) …   English terms dictionary

  • Forsythia — Taxobox name = Forsythia image width = 240px image caption = Forsythia x intermedia regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Lamiales familia = Oleaceae genus = Forsythia genus authority = Vahl subdivision ranks =… …   Wikipedia

  • Forsythia — Forsythia …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Forsythia — Forsythien Hängende Forsythie (Forsythia suspensa) Systematik Abteilung: Bedecktsamer (Magnoliphyta) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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