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balloon flower

noun

Definition of BALLOON FLOWER

:  a perennial Asian herb (Platycodon grandiflorus) cultivated for its star-shaped flowers which open from buds resembling balloons

First Known Use of BALLOON FLOWER

circa 1900

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