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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [wahy-gee-luh, -jee-, wahy-guh-luh]
    • /waɪˈgi lə, -ˈdʒi-, ˈwaɪ gə lə/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [wahy-gee-luh, -jee-, wahy-guh-luh]
    • /waɪˈgi lə, -ˈdʒi-, ˈwaɪ gə lə/

Definitions of weigela word

  • noun weigela any of various shrubby, eastern Asian plants belonging to the genus Weigela, of the honeysuckle family, having funnel-shaped white, pink, or crimson flowers. 1
  • noun weigela An Asian flowering shrub of the honeysuckle family, that has pink, red, or yellow flowers and is a popular ornamental. 1
  • noun weigela any caprifoliaceous shrub of the Asian genus Weigela, having clusters of pink, purple, red, or white showy bell-shaped flowers 0
  • noun weigela any of a genus (Weigela) of shrubs of the honeysuckle family, with clusters of bell-shaped flowers; esp., a widely cultivated species (W. florida) with dark red flowers 0

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Origin of weigela

First appearance:

before 1840
One of the 33% newest English words
1840-50; < New Latin, named after C. E. Weigel (1748-1831), German physician; see -a2

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weigela popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 61% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
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