[pel-i-kuh n-flou-er] /ˈpɛl ɪ kənˌflaʊ ər/
a woody vine, Aristolochia grandiflora, of the West Indies, having heart-shaped leaves and purple-spotted, purple-veined flowers from 18 to 24 inches (46 to 61 cm) wide with a long, taillike structure at the tip of the corolla.
noun 1. a hooklike device for holding the link of a chain or the like, consisting of a long shackle with a hinged rod held closed with a sliding ring.
[pel-i-kuh n] /ˈpɛl ɪ kən/ noun 1. any of several large, totipalmate, fish-eating birds of the family Pelecanidae, having a large bill with a distensible pouch. 2. a still or retort with two tubes that leave the body from the neck, curve in opposite directions, and reenter the body through the belly. /ˈpɛlɪkən/ noun 1. […]
noun 1. Louisiana (used as a nickname).
[pel-i-kee] /ˈpɛl ɪˌki/ noun, plural pelikai [pel-i-kahy] /ˈpɛl ɪˌkaɪ/ (Show IPA). Greek and Roman Antiquity. 1. a storage jar with two handles extending from the lip to the shoulder, characterized by an oval body that is wider at the base than at the neck and rests on a foot.