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- n. Any of several tropical vines of the genus Aristolochia (especially Aristolochia grandiflora) the shape of whose flowers suggests a pelican
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. the very large and curiously shaped blossom of a climbing plant (Aristolochia grandiflora) of the West Indies; also, the plant itself.
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