/ (ˈhəʊvɪə) /
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any of various plants of the Australian genus Hovea, having clusters of small purple flowers
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How to use hovea in a sentence
Now, do you remember Misifolo—a tall, thin Hovea boy that came shortly before you left?The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 18 (of 25)|Robert Louis Stevenson
I also here obtained specimens of a beautiful Hovea, with long lanceolate leaves, a much finer shrub than H. celsii.Voyage Of H.M.S. Rattlesnake, Vol. 2 (of 2)|John MacGillivray