Definition of Hydrangea

1. Noun. Any of various deciduous or evergreen shrubs of the genus Hydrangea.




Definition of Hydrangea

1. n. A genus of shrubby plants bearing opposite leaves and large heads of showy flowers, white, or of various colors. H. hortensis, the common garden species, is a native of China or Japan.

Definition of Hydrangea

1. Noun. Any of several shrubs, of the genus ''Hydrangea'', having large clusters of white, pink or blue flowers ¹

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Definition of Hydrangea

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Medical Definition of Hydrangea

1. A genus of shrubby plants bearing opposite leaves and large heads of showy flowers, white, or of various colours. H. Hortensis, the common garden species, is a native of China or Japan. Origin: NL, fr. Gr. "ydwr water + vessel, capsule: cf. F. Hydrangee. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Literary usage of Hydrangea

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1. The New American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana (1860)
"The common hydrangea was brought to England from China in the year 1790. ... The hydrangea delights in an unlimited supply of water, fading at once on its ..."

2. The Microscopy of Vegetable Foods: With Special Reference to the Detection by Andrew Lincoln Winton, Josef Moeller (1906)
"Simple crystals accompany the bundles. FlG. 400. hydrangea {hydrangea FIG. 401. hydrangea. ... hydrangea LEAVES. This shrub (hydrangea Hortensia DC., ..."

3. The Shrubs of Northeastern America by Charles Stedman Newhall (1893)
"Petals, separate, four to five [absent in hydrangea (1)], inserted with the ... (3)R- (1) Genus hydrangea, L. From two Greek words meaning "water " and ..."

4. Flora Domestica, Or, The Portable Flower-garden: With Directions for the by Elizabeth Kent, Leigh Hunt (1831)
"ONE of the most common plants seen in our balconies, windows, &c. is the Shrubby hydrangea. It is very handsome ; not only for its great balls of blossom, ..."

5. The American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana (1883)
"The species best known (H. Hortensia), the common hydrangea, ... The hydrangea delights in an unlimited supply of water, fading at once on its being ..."

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