Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. An evergreen South American shrub *Streptosolen jamesonii) having showy trumpet-shaped orange flowers; grown as an ornamental or houseplant.
  • n. A densely branched Eurasian plant (Bassia scoparia) whose foliage turns purple-red in autumn; also called burning bush.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. evergreen South American shrub having showy trumpet-shaped orange flowers; grown as an ornamental or houseplant
  • n. densely branched Eurasian plant; foliage turns purple-red in autumn
  • n. densely branched Eurasian plant; foliage turns purple-red in autumn
  • n. evergreen South American shrub having showy trumpet-shaped orange flowers; grown as an ornamental or houseplant

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Examples

  • He had a long pickle nose that snorted back bogies and low, dripping eyes under a firebush of eyebrow.

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  • No more than ten feet from where we stood, a ruby-throated hummingbird emerged and hovered in front of our native firebush plant, jockeying back and forth with the gusts of wind to get nectar from the swaying plant.

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  • The next morning, most of the firebush plant was gone, victim of the winds that continued to batter our state for hours.

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  • Left, right, and rearward the land reached endless, red-purple mahovina turf, widespaced clumps of firebush and stands of windblown plume, here and there a pool ablink.

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  • "The Nora Grant ixora, firebush and jasmine are showing damage from last week and more is to come in the next week."

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  • The milkweed, firebush, potato vine and mimosa all look pretty burned.

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  • I had encouraged the landlord to plant some firebush plants after seeing an article in The

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  • The croton is a preferred victim, but it also attacks guava, strangler fig, Mysore fig, mango, firebush, wild coffee, marlberry and satinwood.

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  • Native trees planted include buttonwood, live oak, cabbage palm, wax myrtle, firebush, gumbo limbo and stopper trees.

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  • In the back of the inn, a thick tangle of Turks cap, fiddlewood and firebush attract throngs of birds;

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