meaning of begonia

begonia meaning in General Dictionary

A genus of flowers mainly of exotic The united states numerous species of which are cultivated as ornamental flowers The leaves are curiously one sided and sometimes show brilliant colors

View more

  • some of many plants of this genus Begonia grown with their appealing glossy asymmetrical leaves and colorful plants in generally terminal cymes or racemes
  • A genus of plants, mostly of exotic America, many types of that are cultivated as ornamental flowers. The leaves are curiously one-sided, and often exhibit brilliant colors.

begonia meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1751, from French begonia (1706), called by Plumier for Michel B


begonia - Spanish to English

begonia


begonia meaning in General Dictionary

(letter.) A genus of flowers, mainly of exotic The united states, numerous types of that are cultivated as ornamental flowers. The leaves are curiously one-sided, and frequently exhibit brilliant colors.


Sentence Examples with the word begonia

Magnolia, azalea, camellia, begonia and paulownia.

View more Sentence Examples