itea [it-ee-uh, ahy-tee-uh] ExamplesWord Origin noun
- any tree or shrub belonging to the genus Itea, of the saxifrage family, having simple, alternate leaves and clusters of small, greenish-white flowers, as the Virginia willow, I. virginica.
Origin of itea New Latin (Linnaeus) Greek ītéa willow Examples from the Web for itea Historical Examples of itea
The drive from Itea to Delphi on a fine April day is one of the finest in the world.
It will bloom freely under glass, but must not be forced hard; it may be treated in the same way as the Itea.
Ernest Thomas Cook