jetbead
noun Date: circa 1930 a deciduous ornamental Asian shrub (Rhodotypos scandens) of the rose family that has black shiny fruit

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • jetbead — /jet beed /, n. a shrub, Rhodotypos scandens, of the rose family, having white flowers and glossy black fruit, cultivated as an ornamental. Also called white kerria. [1925 30; JET2 + BEAD] * * * …   Universalium

  • jetbead — jet•bead [[t]ˈdʒɛtˌbid[/t]] n. pln a shrub, Rhodotypos scandens, of the rose family, having white flowers and glossy black fruit • Etymology: 1925–30 …   From formal English to slang

  • jetbead — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun : a shrub (Rhodotypos scandens) that has black shining fruit and is used as an ornamental * * * /jet beed /, n. a shrub, Rhodotypos scandens, of the rose family, having white flowers and glossy black fruit, cultivated as an… …   Useful english dictionary

  • white kerria — jetbead. * * * …   Universalium

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  • Rhodotypos — Taxobox name = Rhodotypos scandens image width = 240px regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Rosales familia = Rosaceae subfamilia = Rosoideae tribus = Kerrieae genus = Rhodotypos genus authority = Siebold Zucc.… …   Wikipedia

  • kerria — /ker ee euh/, n. a yellow flowered shrub, Kerria japonica, of the rose family, native to eastern Asia and widely cultivated as an ornamental. Cf. jetbead. [1815 25; < NL, named in honor of William Kerr (d. 1814), English gardener, who collected… …   Universalium

  • Rhodotypos scandens (Thunb.) Makino — Symbol RHSC3 Common Name jetbead Botanical Family Rosaceae …   Scientific plant list

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