noun Etymology: New Latin, alteration of Latin rodarum, a plant Date: circa 1731 an azalea (Rhododendron canadense) of northeastern North America that has spring-flowering pink blossoms

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  • Rhodora — is also the name of the journal of the New England Botanical ClubTaxobox name = Rhododendron sect. Rhodora image width = 240px image caption = Rhododendron canadense regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Ericales …   Wikipedia

  • Rhodora — (R. K.), Pflanzengattung aus der Familie der Ericaceae Rhododendreae, 1. Ordn. 10. Kl. L.; Art: R. canadensis, mit blauen Blüthen, bei uns cultivirt …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • rhodora — [rō dôr′ə] n. [ModL, earlier name of the genus < L, kind of plant: said to be of Gallic orig.] a deciduous rhododendron (Rhododendron canadense) native to NE North America, that bears pink flowers in the spring …   English World dictionary

  • rhodora — /roh dawr euh, dohr euh, reuh /, n. a low North American shrub, Rhododendron canadense, of the heath family, having rose colored flowers that appear before the leaves. [1780 90; < L rhodora name of a plant] * * * ▪ plant       (Rhododendron… …   Universalium

  • rhodora — n. a N. American pink flowered shrub, Rhodora canadense. Etymology: mod.L f. L plant name f. Gk rhodon rose …   Useful english dictionary

  • rhodora — n. low shrub of the heath family with pink colored flowers (native to North America) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • rhodora — [rə(ʊ) dɔ:rə] noun a pink flowered North American shrub of the heather family. [Rhododendron canadense.] Origin C18: mod. L. (former genus name), based on Gk rhodon rose …   English new terms dictionary

  • rhodora — rho·do·ra …   English syllables

  • rhodora — /roʊˈdɔrə/ (say roh dawruh) noun a low shrub, Rhododendron canadense, of North America, with rose coloured flowers which appear before the leaves. {Latin: kind of plant} …   Australian English dictionary

  • Rhodora (journal) — Rhodora is the journal of the New England Botanical Club. It is issued four times a year.It was first published in 1899.External links* [http://www.rhodora.org/Rhodora.html Rhodora , Journal of the New England Botanical Club] …   Wikipedia

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