from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Any of various bulbous herbs of the genus Ixia native to southern Africa and widely cultivated as an ornamental, having grasslike leaves and showy clusters of variously colored flowers.

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  • n. any of several South African plants of the genus Ixia having grasslike leaves and clusters of showy variously colored lily-like flowers; widely cultivated


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