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wild onion

[DAE different sp.; from its onion-like bulb] n. 1. a plant wich grows on trees: 1910 Tillandsia bulbosa ... "wild onion" on mangroves in the swash (Northrop 144). (Gen.)

2. a plant (sp?) resembling a lily with pink or yellow flowers. (White)

Tags: noun, plant

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Last update: 2010-11-24 14:39
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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