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Topic: GARDENING

Date: 1000-1100
Language: Latin
Origin: heliotropium, from Greek heliotropion, from helios 'sun' + tropos 'turn'; because its flowers turn toward the sun

heliotrope

noun
     
he‧li‧o‧trope
[countable]DLGHBP a garden plant with nice-smelling pale purple flowers
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