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Meaning of flame-of-the-woods

flame-of-the-woods

Pronunciation: (flām'uv-u-woodz'), [key]
— pl. flames-of-the-woods.
  1. an Indian evergreen shrub, Ixora coccinea, of the madder family, having red, tubular flowers in dense clusters. Also called
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