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corallita

Line breaks: cor¦al|lita
Pronunciation: /ˌkɒrəˈliːtə
 
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(also coralita)

Definition of corallita in English:

noun

A pink-flowered climbing vine native to Mexico and the Caribbean, grown as an ornamental.
  • Antigonon leptopus, family Polygonaceae
Example sentences
  • Honeysuckle, jasmine and the rose veil of corallita spread their fragrance across the islands, while closer to the ground still, tiny ernodea can be found hiding amongst the trees.
  • Numerous additional descriptive common names, including confederate vine, Mexican creeper, chain of love, love vine, pink vine, corallita and Queen's wreath.
  • A corallita vine with pink blooms grows along the walls.

Origin

late 19th century: from American Spanish coralito, diminutive of Spanish coral 'coral'.

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