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Date: 1700-1800
Origin: Georg Josef Kamel (in Latin, Camellus) (1661-1706), priest and plant scientist

camellia

noun
     
Related topics: Gardening, Plants
ca‧mel‧li‧a [countable]
HBPDLG a plant with dark green leaves and red, pink, or white flowers, or the flowers of this plant

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