Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An annual composite garden flower, Emilia sagittata (Cacalia coccinea). It has rayless tassel-formed orange-scarlet heads, nearly an inch broad.
  • n. A shrub or tree of the genus Inga.

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  • The scarlet tassel-flower utterly refuses to unfold his brave plumes.

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