Definition of skimmia in English:

skimmia

noun

  • An evergreen East Asian shrub with creamy-white flowers and red berries.

    • ‘The leaves of skimmias also add great fall interest in that they are very aromatic, and are very lustrous.’
    • ‘Plant up tubs and pots with Euonymus ‘Emerald 'n' Gold ’, winter-flowering heathers and skimmias for winter colour.’
    • ‘Rhododendrons, most heathers, camellias, pieris, skimmia, citrus and many others must have acid soil.’
    • ‘Cut back overgrown specimens of spotted laurel, bay, box, fatsia, skimmia and evergreen cotoneaster.’

Origin

Modern Latin, from Japanese.

Pronunciation:

skimmia

/ˈskɪmɪə/