dahlia

Part of speech: noun

A flowering plant of the aster family. See illus. on next page.

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Usage examples "dahlia":

  1. His way of speaking of Dahlia indicated that he and she had enough of one another; but of the peculiar object of his extraordinary visit not even the farmer had received a hint. - "The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith", George Meredith.
  2. But Anthony, before he entered the house, had assured him that Dahlia was well, and that nothing was wrong with her. - "The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith", George Meredith.
  3. You may interrupt a discussion on the beauty of a dahlia, by observing that as you know that they take an interest in such things you mention the discovery of a new method of analyzing curves of double curvature. - "The Laws of Etiquette", A Gentleman.