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pelican-flower

[ pel-i-kuhn-flou-er ]
/ ˈpɛl ɪ kənˌflaʊ ər /
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noun
a woody vine, Aristolochia grandiflora, of the West Indies, having heart-shaped leaves and purple-spotted, purple-veined flowers from 18 to 24 inches (46 to 61 centimeters) wide with a long, taillike structure at the tip of the corolla.
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Origin of pelican-flower

First recorded in 1895–1900
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