bridal wreath
noun Date: circa 1889 a spirea (Spiraea prunifolia) widely grown for its umbels of small white flowers borne in spring

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • bridal wreath — ☆ bridal wreath n. a cultivated shrub (Spiraea prunifolia) of the rose family, bearing numerous small, white double flowers in the spring …   English World dictionary

  • bridal wreath — noun 1. Chilean evergreen shrub having delicate spikes of small white flowers • Syn: ↑bridal wreath, ↑Francoa ramosa • Hypernyms: ↑shrub, ↑bush • Member Holonyms: ↑Francoa, ↑genus …   Useful english dictionary

  • bridal-wreath — noun 1. Chilean evergreen shrub having delicate spikes of small white flowers • Syn: ↑bridal wreath, ↑Francoa ramosa • Hypernyms: ↑shrub, ↑bush • Member Holonyms: ↑Francoa, ↑genus …   Useful english dictionary

  • bridal wreath — Vanhuto lanksva statusas T sritis vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Spiraea vanhouttei angl. bridal wreath vok. Vanhouttes Spierstrauch rus. таволга Вангутта lenk. tawuła van Houttéa ryšiai: žiūrėk – rombalapė lanksva …   Dekoratyvinių augalų vardynas

  • bridal wreath — brid′al wreath n. pln a cultivated shrub, Spiraea prunifolia, of the rose family, having sprays of small white flowers • Etymology: 1885–90 …   From formal English to slang

  • bridal wreath — any of several shrubs belonging to the genus Spiraea, of the rose family, esp. S. prunifolia, having finely toothed ovate leaves and sprays of small white flowers. [1885 90] * * * …   Universalium

  • bridal-wreath spiraea — slyvalapė lanksva statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Erškėtinių šeimos dekoratyvinis augalas (Spiraea prunifolia), paplitęs rytų Azijoje. atitikmenys: lot. Spiraea prunifolia angl. bridal wreath spiraea; bridalwreath spirea vok.… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • wreath — n. 1) to make, weave a wreath 2) to lay, place a wreath (they laid a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier) 3) a bridal; Christmas; floral wreath * * * [riːθ] Christmas Christmas floral wreath weave a wreath place a wreath (they laid a wreath …   Combinatory dictionary

  • Saint Peter's wreath — noun shrub having copious small white flowers in spring • Syn: ↑bridal wreath, ↑bridal wreath, ↑St. Peter s wreath, ↑Spiraea prunifolia • Hypernyms: ↑spirea, ↑spiraea …   Useful english dictionary

  • St. Peter's wreath — noun shrub having copious small white flowers in spring • Syn: ↑bridal wreath, ↑bridal wreath, ↑Saint Peter s wreath, ↑Spiraea prunifolia • Hypernyms: ↑spirea, ↑spiraea …   Useful english dictionary

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