Pronunciation: (fet'ur-boosh"), [key]
1. an evergreen shrub, Lyonia lucida, of the heath family, native to the southern U.S., having clusters of fragrant, white flowers.
2. a similar shrub, Pieris floribunda, having long upright clusters of small white flowers.
3. any of several heathlike shrubs of the southern U.S.
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