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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

The large middle portion of the sternum lying between the upper manubrium and the lower xiphoid process -- called also mesosternum. (plural)

Usage examples (31)
  • Fifty years of throwing gladioli at grateful patrons.
  • And so we wave our gladioli in tribute, as custom requires.
  • Most of the species of gladioli are native in the temperate zone of
  •       My very large bedroom is filled with roses and gladioli. for more
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