a cactus, Schlumbergera bridgesii (or Zygocactus bridgesii), native to Brazil, having stems with leaflike segments and showy, purplish-red flowers, and often cultivated as a houseplant.
a Brazilian cactus, Schlumbergera (formerly Zygocactus) truncatus, widely cultivated as an ornamental for its showy red flowers
succulent South American plant with red, pink, or white flowers, grown as a houseplant
noun 1. a printed and often decorated card for mailing at Christmas to express good wishes. noun 1. a greeting card sent at Christmas
noun 1. a story (1843) by Dickens.
noun 1. a savings account in a bank in which regular deposits are made, usually throughout one year, as to provide funds for Christmas shopping.
- Christmas cracker
noun a cardboard tube wrapped in colored paper, that opens with an explosive noise and releases a party favor when both its ends are pulled; also called cracker , cracker bonbon Examples The cracker is pulled by two people, and, much in the manner of a wishbone, the cracker splits unevenly – and is very […]