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bougainvillea

/bowga(n)víliya, bowga(n)víli; buwga(n)víliya, buwga(n)víli; bunggavíliya/ [named after a Fr. navigator, Louis Antoine de Bougainville W3] n. bougainvillea, a woody vine with brilliant red or purple flowers: 1940 I like banana trees an' hibiscus an' bougavilly muhsef (Dupuch 63). (Gen.)

Tags: French, noun, plant

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Last update: 2012-01-08 14:07
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.1

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