Definition of caladium
: any of a genus (Caladium and especially C. bicolor) of tropical American plants of the arum family widely cultivated for their showy variably colored leaves
Origin of caladium
New Latin, genus name, from Malay kěladi, an aroid plant
First Known Use: 1881
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