What does the word magnolia mean?

Usage examples for magnolia

  1. I have given unto him the flower of the magnolia. – Monsieur Violet by Frederick Marryat
  2. You have nothing to do with them, and you did not come to Magnolia for such work. – Daisy by Elizabeth Wetherell
  3. We wheeled our man out into this divine freshness of renewed life, stopping the chair under a glossy, stately magnolia. – Slippy McGee, Sometimes Known as the Butterfly Man by Marie Conway Oemler