caladium

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Etymology[edit]

From the genus name.

Noun[edit]

caladium (plural caladiums)

  1. Any of the genus Caladium of flowering plants, especially an ornamental cultivar of Caladium bicolor.
    • 1985, Wade Davis, The Serpent and the Rainbow, Simon & Schuster, p. 46:
      And everywhere Dominican girls in tight-fitting rayon hung heavy in doorways lined with caladium.

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