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iva

[ahy-vuh, ee-vuh] /ˈaɪ və, ˈi və/
noun
1.
any composite plant of the genus Iva, characterized by usually opposite leaves and inconspicuous greenish-yellow flowers.
Origin of iva
< New Latin (Linnaeus); of uncertain origin
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  • "Spiffing," agreed iva, who was also inspecting the new acquisitions.

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    Angela Brazil
  • iva and Mavis and I are going to do it, and we don't want anyone else, thank you!

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  • They mentioned the matter to iva, who shrugged her shoulders.

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  • This she addressed to Gwen and handed it surreptitiously along by Nesta and iva.

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  • "It's a wonderful programme," urged iva, who had seen the posters.

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  • So Talalafai was apportioned iva on the one side, and Muliangalafai on the other.

  • In the Pyrenees, according to Bentham, the flowers of Ajuga iva are constantly deprived of their corolla.

    Vegetable Teratology

    Maxwell T. Masters
  • Nobody except iva Westwood had seemed particularly pleased to welcome them.

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  • They liked iva and Nesta, and also some of the younger ones, and meant to enjoy half an hour with them in the playroom.

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