Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. any of several shrubs or small evergreen trees having solitary white or pink or reddish flowers; the camellia.

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

  • n. any of several shrubs or small evergreen trees having solitary white or pink or reddish flowers

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Examples

  • "The camelia is a more lordly flower, Excellency, but for me I like the violets."

    The Children of the King

  • A camelia is a foolish flower; like a blind man’s face — the chief thing is wanting.

    Maurice Guest

  • Set under a huge glass ceiling, the restaurant was striking: dotted with camelia trees and focus lighting, it became quite magical.

    State Of The Art

  • I suppose it is the drought for us too- I have two white camelia blossoms and this time of year it is usually covered.

    December Bloom Day-In And Out « Fairegarden

  • January 25, 2005 18: 09 camelia: hi! im in jeffs math class ... i think that this is funny but i like the music. i liked it when hannah played it for me last summer but yea ... congrads to being noticed i guess. if you think thats a bad thing or a good thing.

    great face for radio (Music (For Robots))

  • Here in Europe, the snow arrived very late to the Alps and more locally, my camelia flowers started to bloom in February which was unusually early.

    03/16/2007

  • Exceptions include the citrus trees, and the camelia bush that is about to burst into flower.

    Oranges Galore!

  • Well, the garden is still rather dormant in several places, but it seems that the camelia tree/bush by the side of the house can be relied upon to put on a show in Winter and early Spring:

    Camelias

  • What though all was on a small scale, it was the perfume which gave this white violet distinction, and made it superior to the broadest camelia — the fullest dahlia that ever bloomed.

    Villette

  • She sipped the coffee and ate a bit of the donut and stared at the camelia bushes that separated her backyard from her neighbor's.

    Little Girl Blue

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