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American English: /ˈhiliəˌtroʊp/
British English: /ˈhiːlɪətrəʊp/
, /ˈhɛlɪətrəʊp/

Translation of heliotrope in Spanish:


countable or uncountable
  • Example sentences
    • She inhaled the scents of dust, orange oil, and the perfume the heliotropes sent throughout the room.
    • The lush, fragrant flowers of the heliotrope range from dark violet to white in color.
    • A member of the borage family, common heliotrope is one of about 250 Heliotropium species, but it is the only one widely grown in gardens.

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