Rhododendron

Closeup photo of a beautiful red Rhododendron.

Rhododendron ferrugineum, Rhododendron Chrysanthum

Rhododendron (Wiktionary)

English

Wikispecies

Etymology

The obsolete sense derives from Latin rhododendron (oleander), from Ancient Greek ῥοδόδενδρον (rhodódendron, oleander), from ῥόδον (rhódon, rose) + δένδρον (déndron, tree). The modern sense comes through the intermediary of the genus name Rhododendron.

Pronunciation

  • (General American) IPA(key): /ɹoʊdəˈdɛndɹən/

Noun

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