1. dahlia

noun. ['ˈdæljə'] any of several plants of or developed from the species Dahlia pinnata having tuberous roots and showy rayed variously colored flower heads; native to the mountains of Mexico and Central America and Colombia.


  • genus Dahlia
  • Dahlia pinnata

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Rhymes with Dahlia

  • aeritalia
  • italia
  • valia
  • gallia

How do you pronounce dahlia?

Pronounce dahlia as ˈdæljə.

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Sentences with dahlia

1. Noun, singular or mass
Unless the weather is very dry, do not water your dahlia bulbs at this time.

2. Adjective
Most dahlia cultivars take about two months to form the first flower bud.

3. Noun, plural
Summer-blooming bulbs, like dahlia and gladiolus, are planted in the spring.