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Noun: forsythia  for'si-thee-u [N. Amer], for'sI-thee-u [Brit]
  1. Any of various early blooming oleaceous shrubs of the genus Forsythia; native to eastern Asia and southern Europe but widely cultivated for their branches of bright yellow bell-shaped flowers

Derived forms: forsythias

Type of: bush, shrub

Part of: genus Forsythia

Encyclopedia: Forsythia