any of several tropical American plants of the genus Caladium, of the arum family, cultivated for their variegated, colorful leaves.
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any of various tropical plants of the aroid genus Caladium, which are widely cultivated as potted plants for their colourful variegated foliage
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a seaport in N France, on the Strait of Dover: the French port nearest England. the winged son of Boreas the north wind. As Argonauts he and his brother Zetes chased away the Harpies. Contemporary Examples Week in Death: The Woman Who Cracked Hitler’s Codes The Telegraph November 16, 2013 Week in Death: The Woman […]
a ruined Mayan city in SE Mexico.
noun (Caribbean) the edible leaves of various plants, used as greens or in making thick soups