Online English learning Courses
    courses   dictionary
Double-click any word on the page to look it up in the dictionary.

Audio English.org » Dictionary » P » Prosthodontia ... Protesting

PROTEA

 Dictionary entry overview: What does protea mean? 

PROTEA (noun)
  The noun PROTEA has 1 sense:

1. any tropical African shrub of the genus Protea having alternate rigid leaves and dense colorful flower heads resembling cones

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


 Dictionary entry details 


PROTEA (noun)


Sense 1protea [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Any tropical African shrub of the genus Protea having alternate rigid leaves and dense colorful flower heads resembling cones

Classified under:

Nouns denoting plants

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

bush; shrub (a low woody perennial plant usually having several major branches)

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

honeypot; king protea; Protea cynaroides (South African shrub whose flowers when open are cup-shaped resembling artichokes)

honey-flower; honeyflower; Protea mellifera (Australian shrub whose flowers yield honey copiously)

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

genus Protea (type genus of Proteaceae; tropical African shrubs)


 Learn English with... Proverbs of the week 
"This too, shall pass." (English proverb)

"Most of us do not look as handsome to others as we do to ourselves." (Native American proverb, Assiniboine)

"Some forgiveness is weakness." (Arabic proverb)

"Think before you begin." (Dutch proverb)

 PROTEA: related words searches 

 Related FAQs: 
» PROTEA

Page delivered in 0.2688 seconds