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African violet

noun

: a tropical plant from Africa that is grown indoors for its purple, pink, or white flowers

Full Definition of AFRICAN VIOLET

:  any of several tropical African gesneriads (especially Saintpaulia ionantha) widely grown as houseplants for their velvety fleshy leaves and showy purple, pink, or white flowers
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First Known Use of AFRICAN VIOLET

circa 1897
AFRICAN VIOLET Defined for Kids

African violet

noun

Definition of AFRICAN VIOLET for Kids

:  a tropical African plant often grown for its showy white, pink, or purple flowers and its velvety leaves

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