Recent Examples of poinsettia from the Web
Over the last few years, there has been a marked increase in Christmas decorations in the lobby — large Christmas trees, poinsettias and other items.
What gives me comfort is filling my house with poinsettias and paper whites, drinking peppermint tea and watching Hallmark movies under a cozy cashmere blanket.
Bottlebrush trees, poinsettias and books add interest while keeping the focus on the Santa mugs.
Red and green have long been the traditional colors of Christmas, thanks in large part, to holly, poinsettias and fir trees.
What do cookies, fruitcake and poinsettias all have in common?
Williams, 36, also shared a picture of her and Alexis Olympia on Instagram with a special Christmas filter that added poinsettia garlands to their hair.
Trees dripping with ornaments fill rooms and hallways, which are also adorned with poinsettias, garland and strands of lights.
Many Americans compensate for the gloom outside by setting up a cheerful holiday scene inside: a fire dances, candles flicker, gold glints, silver glimmers, holly glistens, poinsettias pose.
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Origin and Etymology of poinsettia
First Known Use: 1836See Words from the same year
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