[ moh-ziz-in-th uh-krey-duh l, moh-zis ]
/ ˈmoʊ zɪz ɪn ðəˈkreɪ dəl, ˈmoʊ zɪs /
a plant, Rhoeo spathacea, native to the West Indies and Central America, having leaves with purple undersides and white flowers enclosed in a boat-shaped envelope formed by two bracts.
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Also called Mo·ses-on-a-raft [moh-ziz-on-uh-raft, -rahft, -awn-, moh-zis-] /ˈmoʊ zɪz ɒn əˈræft, -ˈrɑft, -ɔn-, ˈmoʊ zɪs-/, boat lily, oyster plant.
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