noun. ['ˌpɔɪnˈsɛˌtiːə'] tropical American plant having poisonous milk and showy tapering usually scarlet petallike leaves surrounding small yellow flowers.
- Christmas star
- Christmas flower
- Euphorbia pulcherrima
- painted leaf
- lobster plant
- genus Euphorbia
Words that Rhyme with Poinsettia
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.