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English definition of “rhododendron”

rhododendron

noun [C]     /ˌrəʊ.dəˈden.drən/ US  /ˌroʊ-/
a large evergreen bush (= one that never loses its leaves) with large, usually bright pink, purple, or white flowers: a rhododendron bushFlowers and flowering plantsFlowers - general wordsBushes and shrubs
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