bocconia

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n bocconia small Central American tree having loose racemes of purple-tinted green flowers
    • n bocconia herb of China and Japan widely cultivated for its plumelike panicles of creamy white flowers
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n bocconia A genus of tall, coarse, herbaceous plants, natural order Papareraceœ, with large lobed leaves and large panicles of flowers. Some species are cultivated, as B. Japonica and B. cordata from China, but rather for their ornamental habit than for their flowers.
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