dahlia: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (dal'yu, däl'- or, esp. Brit., dāl'-), [key]
- any composite plant of the genus Dahlia, native to Mexico and Central America and widely cultivated for its showy, variously colored flower heads.
- the flower or tuberous root of a dahlia.
- a pale violet or amethyst color.
- of the color dahlia.
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