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begonia

noun be·go·nia \bi-ˈgō-nyə\

: a tropical plant that has shiny leaves and bright flowers

Full Definition of BEGONIA

:  any of a large genus (Begonia of the family Begoniaceae, the begonia family) of tropical or subtropical herbs and shrubs that have asymmetrical leaves and are widely cultivated as ornamentals
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Origin of BEGONIA

New Latin, from Michel Bégon †1710 French governor of Santo Domingo
First Known Use: 1751

Rhymes with BEGONIA

BEGONIA Defined for Kids

begonia

noun be·go·nia \bi-ˈgōn-yə\

Definition of BEGONIA for Kids

:  a plant with a juicy stem, ornamental leaves, and bright waxy flowers
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