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2 definitions found
 for Rhododendron
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Rhododendron \Rho`do*den"dron\, n. [L., fr. Gr. "rodo`dendron,
     literally, rose tree; "ro`don rose + de`ndron tree. See
     Rose.] (Bot.)
     A genus of shrubs or small trees, often having handsome
     evergreen leaves, and remarkable for the beauty of their
     flowers; rosebay.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  rhododendron
      n 1: any shrub of the genus Rhododendron: evergreen shrubs or
           small shrubby trees having leathery leaves and showy
           clusters of campanulate (bell-shaped) flowers

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