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Noun: dahlia  dal-yu [N. Amer], dey-lee-u [Brit]
  1. Any of several plants of or developed from the species Dahlia pinnata having tuberous roots and showy rayed variously coloured flower heads; native to the mountains of Mexico and Central America and Colombia
    - Dahlia pinnata

Derived forms: dahlias

Type of: flower

Part of: genus Dahlia

Encyclopedia: Dahlia, Ontario