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gladiola

gladiola

noun glad·i·o·la \ˌgla-dē-ˈō-lə\

Definition of GLADIOLA

:  gladiolus 1

Origin of GLADIOLA

back-formation from gladiolus, taken as a plural
First Known Use: 1926

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