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bougainvillaea


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bougainvillaea  \Bou`gain*vil*l[ae]`a\,  n.  [Named  from 
  Bougainville,  the  French  navigator.]  (Bot.) 
  A  genus  of  plants  of  the  order  Nyctoginace[ae],  from  tropical 
  South  America,  having  the  flowers  surrounded  by  large  bracts. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Bougainvillaea 
  n  :  ornamental  tropical  woody  vines  [syn:  {genus  Bougainvillea}, 
  {Bougainvillaea},  {genus  Bougainvillaea}] 




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