Origin of hoya
Examples from the Web for hoya
“We kissed at the party,” he admitted to his school paper, The Hoya.
Hoya Carnosa has thick waxy leaves, and bears umbels of beautiful flesh-colored flowers which are very wax-like in appearance.Talks about Flowers.|M. D. Wellcome
Battle of Hoya in Westphalia, between the allies and French.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
The islands abound in plants of that beautiful natural order Apocyne; we found several most elegant species of Hoya amongst them.
Regarding the matter of conferring fiefs on Hoya, the Cabinet yielded to the king's desire.The Swedish Revolution Under Gustavus Vasa|Paul Barron Watson
The next day, about noon, we reached Hoya, which was as Far as my present boat and crew were going to take me.The Malay Archipelago|Alfred Russell Wallace