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 Dictionary entry overview: What does hoya mean? 

HOYA (noun)
  The noun HOYA has 1 sense:

1. any plant of the genus Hoya having fleshy leaves and usually nectariferous flowers

  Familiarity information: HOYA used as a noun is very rare.


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HOYA (noun)


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Meaning:

Any plant of the genus Hoya having fleshy leaves and usually nectariferous flowers

Classified under:

Nouns denoting plants

Hypernyms ("hoya" is a kind of...):

vine (a plant with a weak stem that derives support from climbing, twining, or creeping along a surface)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "hoya"):

honey plant (a plant that furnishes nectar suitable for making honey)

Hoya carnosa; wax plant (succulent climber of southern Asia with umbels of pink and white star-shaped flowers)

Holonyms ("hoya" is a member of...):

genus Hoya (large genus of climbing shrubs of Australia and Asia and Polynesia)


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