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pelican-flower

[pel-i-kuh n-flou-er] /ˈpɛl ɪ kənˌflaʊ ər/
noun
1.
a woody vine, Aristolochia grandiflora, of the West Indies, having heart-shaped leaves and purple-spotted, purple-veined flowers from 18 to 24 inches (46 to 61 cm) wide with a long, taillike structure at the tip of the corolla.
Origin
1895-1900
1895-1900
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