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hydrangea meaning

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  • Noun: hydrangea  hI'dreynjey
    1. Any of various deciduous or evergreen shrubs of the genus Hydrangea

    Derived forms: hydrangeas

    Type of: bush, shrub

    Part of: genus Hydrangea

    Encyclopedia: Hydrangea


  • [Medicine]
    A plant genus of the family HYDRANGEACEAE. Members contain hydrangenol,thunberginols,hydramacrosides A and B,and secoiridoid glucosides. n
    1 cap : a large genus of widely distributed shrubs and one woody vine (family Saxifragaceae) with opposite leaves and corymbose clusters of usu. sterile white or tinted flowers
    2 : any plant of the genus Hydrangea
    3 : the dried rhizome and roots of the wild plant of the genus Hydrangea (H. arborescens) formerly used in pharmacy as a diuretic

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  1. those are some sorry looking hydrangea bushes out front
  2. those are some sorry looking hydrangea bushes out front
  3. hydrangea root mat dissolve gravel and is anti-inflammatory
  4. horsetail is often combined with hydrangea in the treatment of prostate troubles
  5. this must be a good year for hydrangeas . all the bushes have heads on them as big as cabbages

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