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gladiolus

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Noun
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glad=i=o=lus

CIDE DICTIONARY

gladiolusn. [L. See Gladiole.].
  •  A genus of plants having bulbous roots and gladiate leaves, and including many species, some of which are cultivated and valued for the beauty of their flowers; the corn flag; the sword lily.  [1913 Webster]
  •  The middle portion of the sternum in some animals; the mesosternum.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

gladiolus, n. (pl. gladioli or gladioluses) any iridaceous plant of the genus Gladiolus with sword-shaped leaves and usu. brightly coloured flower-spikes.

Etymology
L, dimin. of gladius sword

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