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Dictionary entry overview: What does poinsettia mean?
• POINSETTIA (noun)
The noun POINSETTIA has 1 sense:
1. tropical American plant having poisonous milk and showy tapering usually scarlet petallike leaves surrounding small yellow flowers
Familiarity information: POINSETTIA used as a noun is very rare.
Dictionary entry details
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Tropical American plant having poisonous milk and showy tapering usually scarlet petallike leaves surrounding small yellow flowers
Nouns denoting plants
Hypernyms ("poinsettia" is a kind of...):
spurge (any of numerous plants of the genus Euphorbia; usually having milky often poisonous juice)
Holonyms ("poinsettia" is a member of...):
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