angel-wing begonia

noun

: any of several begonias having prominent basal leaf lobes that suggest the form of the upper part of the wing of an angel or bird

Word History

First Known Use

1901, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of angel-wing begonia was in 1901

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“Angel-wing begonia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/angel-wing%20begonia. Accessed 20 Jun. 2024.

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