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gardenia

Saltos de línea: gar|denia
Pronunciación: /ɡɑːˈdiːnɪə
 
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Definición de gardenia en inglés:

sustantivo

A tree or shrub of warm climates, with large, fragrant white or yellow flowers.
Example sentences
  • Yellowing, twisted foliage with tiny webs appears on susceptible species including gardenias, scheffleras, ivy, and roses.
  • If you think about it, orchids, gardenias, heliconias, Birds of Paradise, and plumerias are all lovely additions to gardens in tropical areas.
  • Trees with white gardenias were planted as decoration in some areas to give the courtyard a more appealing atmosphere, rather than all of it being just stone and rock.

Origen

modern Latin, named in honour of Dr Alexander Garden (1730–91), Scottish naturalist.

Words that rhyme with gardenia

Armenia, bergenia, neurasthenia, ostopenia, proscenia, sarcopenia, schizophrenia, senior, Slovenia

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