Definitions starting with C

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Christmas flower

[OED different sp.] n. 1. a plant, Ipomoea sidifolia: 1889 (Gardner 393).

2. a plant, Turubina corymbosa: 1920 (Britton 354).

3. the poinsettia, Euphorbia pulcherrima: 1971 (Rabley 39). (Eleu., Inagua, White)

Tags: noun, plant

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Last update: 2010-12-25 00:48
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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