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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Any of numerous plants of a particular genus native chiefly to tropical and South Africa having sword-shaped leaves and one-sided spikes of brightly colored funnel-shaped flowers.

Usage examples (27)
  • The fireflies and somehow that makes their blinking like that amazing, and it's cheering and reassuring to know that that flower you thought was called a gladiola is in...
  • See him kneeling there with all the others, with a gladiola blossom in his hands.
  • He was sure of its identity, because the gladiola closest to it was drooping sadly.
  • It was made with gladiola petals taken off and painted gold and put back together to look like a rose. for more
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