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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Any shrub or tree of a certain genus of shrubs and trees that have entire evergreen or deciduous leaves and usually showy white, yellow, rose, or purple flowers.

Usage examples (38)
  • I have a magnolia tree in my backyard.
  • My star magnolia is showing a few pink buds that look ready to burst.
  • Beside the magnolia is a nicely landscaped driveway.
  • EHRLICH: The magnolia is the state flower of both Louisiana and Mississippi. for more
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