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dita

/ˈdiːtə/
noun
1.
an apocynaceous shrub, Alstonia scholaris, of tropical Africa and Asia, having large shiny whorled leaves and medicinal bark
Word Origin
C19: from Tagalog
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  • Then you come again whenever they tell you, and all the time dita is studying you just as a portrait painter would.

    The Beauty Mrs. Wilson Woodrow
  • I'm on to all our various vagaries, but dita Hepworth puzzles me.

    The Beauty Mrs. Wilson Woodrow
  • And dita, who loved music and beauty and romance, smiled dreamily.

    The Beauty Mrs. Wilson Woodrow
  • He was about to lift the next tray, when dita laid a detaining hand on his arm.

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  • Scarcely had the hall door closed behind them when Hepworth turned to dita inquiringly.

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