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camellia

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Plants, Gardening
camelliaca‧mel‧li‧a /kəˈmiːliə/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 HBPDLGa plant with dark green leaves and red, pink, or white flowers, or the flowers of this plant
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camelliaMine is white and shaped like a flower, perhaps a camellia.And listen up, fans of azaleas and camellias.And some species of lily and holly and camellia.Shrubs under siege Adult weevils particularly like camellias and rhododendrons, nibbling notches around the edges of leaves.Tubs, their ribs opening, held the corpses of camellias, their desperation for water manifest.He designs four Chanel collections a year, down to the smallest camellia petal and button.His photograph of two camellia brooches could just as easily have been a study of two bold flowers plucked from a garden.
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