from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A genus of aroideous plants, of which some species are cultivated for their immense leaves (which are often curiously blotched with white and red), and others (in Polynesia) for food.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus of tuberous-rooted acaulescent plants, natural order Araceæ, with large hastate or sagittate leaves, which are often variegated in color.

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

  • n. any plant of the genus Caladium cultivated for their ornamental foliage variously patterned in white or pink or red


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