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Bougainvillea flowers and bracts.
 
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EtymologyEdit

Named after French admiral and explorer Louis Antoine de Bougainville (1729-1811).

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˌbuː.ɡənˈvɪl.ɪ.ə/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˌbu.ɡənˈvɪl.jə/, /ˌboʊ.ɡənˈvɪl.jə/
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NounEdit

bougainvillea (plural bougainvilleas)

  1. Any of several South American flowering shrubs or lianas, of the genus Bougainvillea, having three showy, colorful bracts attached below each group of three inconspicuous flowers.

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bougainvillea f (plural bougainvilleas)

  1. bougainvillea (flower)