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1. gladiolus

noun. ['ˌglædiːˈoʊləs'] any of numerous plants of the genus Gladiolus native chiefly to tropical and South Africa having sword-shaped leaves and one-sided spikes of brightly colored funnel-shaped flowers; widely cultivated.

Synonyms

  • iridaceous plant
  • glad
  • genus Gladiolus
  • sword lily

Etymology

  • gladiolus (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Gladiolus

  • batignolles
  • violists
  • violist's
  • polus
  • polis
  • colas
  • bowlus
  • bolus

Example sentences of the word gladiolus


1. Noun, singular or mass
Cut the gladiolus with a sharp knife by slicing straight through the spike.

2. gladiolus

noun. ['ˌglædiːˈoʊləs'] the large central part of the breastbone.

Synonyms

  • breastbone
  • os
  • sternum
  • bone

Antonyms

  • boneless
  • sad
  • depressing
  • ungrateful

Etymology

  • gladiolus (Latin)
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