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Topic: PLANTS

Date: 1700-1800
Origin: Pierre Magnol (1638-1715), French plant-scientist

magnolia

noun
     
mag‧no‧li‧a
1 [countable]HBP a tree with large white, pink, yellow, or purple flowers
2 [uncountable]CC a very pale cream colour
magnolia adjective
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