Definition of wisteria noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈstɪər//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈstɪr//
(also wistaria
BrE BrE//ˈsteər//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈster//
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a climbing plant with bunches of pale purple or white flowers that hang down Word Originmodern Latin, named after Caspar Wistar (or Wister) (1761–1818), American anatomist.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: wisteria