Definition of Abelias

1. Noun. (plural of abelia) ¹

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Definition of Abelias

1. abelia [n] - See also: abelia

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Abelias

abed
abediterol
abegge
abegging
abeigh
abele
abeles
abelia
abelian
abelian group
abelian groups
abelianisation
abelianization
abelianized
abelianness
abelias (current term)
abelisaur
abelisaurid
abelisaurids
abelisaurs
abelmosk
abelmosks
abelmusk
abelmusks
abelson leukaemia virus
abelsonite
abeltree
abelungu
abembryonic
abenakiite

Literary usage of Abelias

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1. Ornamental Shrubs of the United States (hardy, Cultivated) by Austin Craig Apgar (1910)
"The abelias have peculiarly irregular sepals, often leaf-like and spreading ... Many of the abelias are evergreen, all are fitted for outdoor cultivation in ..."

2. Travels to and from Constantinople in the Years 1827 and 1828 by Charles Colville Frankland (1829)
"... with its woods of walnuts, distantly seen on the right; the villages of abelias and Mar abelias on the right and left front, at the foot of Lebanon, ..."

3. Journal of Horticulture, Cottage Gardener and Country Gentlemen (1874)
"The abelias are named in honour of Dr. Abel, a physician who accompanied Lord Amherst on his memorable embassy to China.—(W. Thompson'» English Flower ..."

4. Biennial Report by California Dept. of Agriculture, California State Commission of Horticulture (1888)
"... from Hindoostan, a handsome shrub with clusters of pale pink, delicately fragrant flowers. Other abelias have also been planted. ..."

5. The English Flower Garden and Home Grounds: Design and Arrangement Shown by by William Robinson (1901)
"In mild districts in the southern parts of England and Ireland abelias sometimes do well in the open air. ABIES (Silver Fir).—Beautiful evergreen trees of ..."

6. Alpines and Bog-plants by Reginald John Farrer (1908)
"The abelias, chinensis and floribunda, are pretty, graceful rock-garden shrubs, swaying heads of pink trumpets, undeniably delicate, though, ..."

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