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phlox

noun \ˈfläks\

: a tall plant that has groups of white, pink, or purple flowers

plural phlox or phlox·es

Full Definition of PHLOX

:  any of a genus (Phlox of the family Polemoniaceae, the phlox family) of American annual or perennial herbs that have usually pink, purplish, white, or variegated flowers, a salverform corolla with the stamens on its tube, and a 3-valved capsular fruit

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Origin of PHLOX

New Latin, from Latin, a flower, from Greek, flame, wallflower
First Known Use: circa 1706

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