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gladdon


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Gladen  \Gla"den\,  n.  [AS.  gl[ae]dene,  cf  L.  gladius  a  sword. 
  Cf  {Gladiole}.]  (Bot.) 
  Sword  grass;  any  plant  with  sword-shaped  leaves,  esp.  the 
  European  {Iris  f[oe]tidissima}.  [Written  also  {gladwyn}, 
  {gladdon},  and  {glader}.] 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  gladdon 
  n  :  iris  with  purple  flowers  and  evil-smelling  leaves;  southern 
  and  western  Europe  and  North  Africa  [syn:  {stinking  iris}, 
  {gladdon  iris},  {stinking  gladwyn},  {roast  beef  plant}, 
  {Iris  foetidissima}] 




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