bougainvillea

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English[edit]

Bougainvillea flowers and bracts.
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Etymology[edit]

Named after French admiral and explorer Louis Antoine de Bougainville (1729-1811).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (US) IPA(key): /ˌbuː.ɡənˈvɪl.ɪ.ə/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˌbu.ɡənˈvɪl.jə/, /ˌboʊ.ɡənˈvɪl.jə/
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Noun[edit]

bougainvillea (plural bougainvilleas)

  1. Any of several South American flowering shrubs or lianas, of the genus Bougainvillea, having three showy, colorful bracts attached below each group of three inconspicuous flowers.

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Finnish[edit]

(index b)

Noun[edit]

bougainvillea

  1. bougainvillea

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Noun[edit]

bougainvillea f (plural bougainvilleas)

  1. bougainvillea (flower)