from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of various deciduous shrubs of the genus Weigela of Asia, especially W. florida, widely cultivated for its pink, white, or red flowers.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Any plant of the genus Weigela.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A hardy garden shrub (Diervilla Japonica) belonging to the Honeysuckle family, with white or red flowers. It was introduced from China.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as Weigelia.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. deciduous shrub widely cultivated for its white or pink or red flowers
New Latin, genus name, after Christian Ehrenfried Weigel (1748-1831), German physician.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)