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gloxinia


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Gloxinia  \Glox*in"i*a\,  n.  [NL.]  (Bot.) 
  American  genus  of  herbaceous  plants  with  very  handsome 
  bell-shaped  blossoms;  --  named  after  B.  P.  Gloxin,  a  German 
  botanist. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  gloxinia 
  n  :  any  of  several  plants  of  the  genera  Gloxinia  or  Sinningia 
  (greenhouse  gloxinias)  having  showy  bell-shaped  flowers 




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