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]

  • (UK) 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]

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Noun[edit]

bougainvillea

  1. bougainvillea

Declension[edit]

Inflection of bougainvillea (Kotus type 12/kulkija, no gradation)
nominative bougainvillea bougainvilleat
genitive bougainvillean bougainvilleoiden
bougainvilleoitten
partitive bougainvilleaa bougainvilleoita
illative bougainvilleaan bougainvilleoihin
singular plural
nominative bougainvillea bougainvilleat
accusative nom. bougainvillea bougainvilleat
gen. bougainvillean
genitive bougainvillean bougainvilleoiden
bougainvilleoitten
bougainvilleainrare
partitive bougainvilleaa bougainvilleoita
inessive bougainvilleassa bougainvilleoissa
elative bougainvilleasta bougainvilleoista
illative bougainvilleaan bougainvilleoihin
adessive bougainvillealla bougainvilleoilla
ablative bougainvillealta bougainvilleoilta
allative bougainvillealle bougainvilleoille
essive bougainvilleana bougainvilleoina
translative bougainvilleaksi bougainvilleoiksi
instructive bougainvilleoin
abessive bougainvilleatta bougainvilleoitta
comitative bougainvilleoineen

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Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

bougainvillea f (plural bougainvilleas)

  1. bougainvillea (flower)