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Date: 1800-1900
Origin: Joel R. Poinsett (1775-1851), U.S. diplomat and plant scientist

poinsettia

noun
     
Related topics: Gardening, Plants
poin‧set‧ti‧a [countable]
HBPDLG a tropical plant with groups of large red or white leaves that look like flowers

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