Synonyms

1. poinsettia

noun. ['ˌpɔɪnˈsɛˌtiːə'] tropical American plant having poisonous milk and showy tapering usually scarlet petallike leaves surrounding small yellow flowers.

Synonyms

  • Christmas star
  • spurge
  • Christmas flower
  • Euphorbia pulcherrima
  • Euphorbia
  • painted leaf
  • lobster plant
  • genus Euphorbia

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Words that Rhyme with Poinsettia

  • margareta
  • simonetta
  • palometa
  • nicoletta
  • mistretta
  • henrietta
  • d'genetta
  • archuletta
  • archuleta
  • zazueta
  • violetta
  • violeta
  • vendetta
  • societa
  • profeta
  • nabretta
  • marietta
  • marchetta
  • julietta
  • guzzetta
  • damietta
  • chiavetta
  • chiappetta
  • buzzetta
  • brunetta
  • barletta
  • alpharetta
  • zaneta
  • voleta
  • verneta

How do you pronounce poinsettia?

Pronounce poinsettia as ˌpɔɪnˈsɛˌtiə.

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How do you spell poinsettia? Is it poinsetta ?

A common misspelling of poinsettia is poinsetta

Example sentences of the word poinsettia


1. Noun, singular or mass
Diseases can also cause the leaves of a poinsettia to turn yellow or brown and curl up.

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