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wis·te·ri·a / wiˈstirēə/ (also wistaria / -ˈster-/ ) • n. a climbing shrub (genus Wisteria) of the pea family, with hanging clusters of pale bluish-lilac flowers.

wisteria

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wisteria Genus of hardy, woody vines, native to North America, Japan, and China. They have showy, fragrant, pendulous flower clusters of purplish-white, pink or blue. Family Fabaceae/Leguminosae.

wistaria

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wistaria, wisteria climbing plant. XIX. f. name of Casper Wistar or Wister (1761–1818), Amer. anatomist; see -IA1.