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  • noun Common misspelling of poinsettias.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • The "pointsettias" are explosions. and the silly string?

    The Yuletide is Coming In

  • And then I decided to move to stars and do a few in more traditional Christmas colours - a green leaf background (I think it's a Debbie Mumm fabric) with gold wooden stars, and on the right a gold shimmery fabric, with red silk satin stitch to edge and on the back a very pretty Christmas print with mistletoe and pointsettias.

    Inching towards Christmas

  • And then I decided to move to stars and do a few in more traditional Christmas colours - a green leaf background (I think it's a Debbie Mumm fabric) with gold wooden stars, and on the right a gold shimmery fabric, with red silk satin stitch to edge and on the back a very pretty Christmas print with mistletoe and pointsettias.

    Archive 2007-11-01

  • We have the pointsettias too We call them "Christmas stars" as well as Christmas Rose and a bunch of other bulbs like Amaryllis, Narcissus and red tulips.

    Perfume Review: Andy Tauer Hyacinth and Mechanic

  • I didn't know that about Sweden- hyacinth must be like pointsettias are here.

    Perfume Review: Andy Tauer Hyacinth and Mechanic

  • When the eterminator came it turned out they came in with all the potted pointsettias Harry had in the house for Xmas!

    Bugs and Scorpions

  • The sun went down; the soft air grew colder: we walked quickly back through the outskirts of Tangier, between gardens full of plumbago, dituria, geraniums, hibiscus, pointsettias, narcissus, frescia, and roses of all sorts, besides other flowers.

    In the Tail of the Peacock

  • Four are dedicated to its La Paloma program, where the nonprofit trains clients in work skills while growing more than 15,000 geraniums and pointsettias each year for sale.

    Dallas Business News - Local Dallas News | Dallas Business Journal

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