Definitions

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  • n. Any of various trees in the East and West Indies with brilliant blossoms, probably species of Caesalpinia.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A name given in the East and West Indies to certain trees with brilliant blossoms, probably species of Cæsalpinia.

Etymologies

French flamboyer to be bright. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Là ou se tient Râvana, la peur empêche le soleil d’échauffer, le vent craint de souffler, et le feu n’ose flamboyer.

    Ramayana. English

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