[poin-set-ee-uh, -set-uh] /pɔɪnˈsɛt i ə, -ˈsɛt ə/
a plant, Euphorbia (Poinsettia) pulcherrima, of the spurge family, native to Mexico and Central America, having variously lobed leaves and brilliant scarlet, pink, or white petallike bracts.
a euphorbiaceous shrub, Euphorbia (or Poinsettia) pulcherrima, of Mexico and Central America, widely cultivated for its showy scarlet bracts, which resemble petals
from the genus name (1836), Modern Latin, in recognition of Joel R. Poinsett (1779-1851), U.S. ambassador to Mexico, who is said to have brought the plant to the attention of botanists.
- Point a
point A n. See subspinale.
- Point after
noun 1. (American football) a score given for a successful kick between the goalposts and above the crossbar, following a touchdown
[poin-tl] /ˈpɔɪn tl/ noun 1. . [poin-tl] /ˈpɔɪn tl/ noun 1. a pavement of tile mosaic forming an abstract design.
[point-n-klik] /ˈpɔɪnt nˈklɪk/ adjective, Computers. 1. of or denoting an interface with which the user typically interacts by using a mouse to move the cursor and then clicking on a screen object. adjective 1. (computing) of or relating to the way a computer mouse can be used to select and operate functions from a computer […]