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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Any of several plants of a particular genera having showy bell-shaped flowers.

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  • Other plants, such as gloxinia and begonia, are known to have the power of bringing forth a new, complete plant from each of their leaves.
  • "I don't know why she chose gloxinia," Lucy went on, plucking away a dead leaf.
  • Both the gloxinia and her mother were forgotten as Lucy clutched the sketchbook with both arms.
  • But he dreaded the thought of her languishing belowdeck, fading like one of her fragile gloxinia blooms deprived of sunlight and fresh air. for more
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