Definitions for magnoliamægˈnoʊl yə, -ˈnoʊ li ə
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
mag•no•liamægˈnoʊl yə, -ˈnoʊ li ə(n.)(pl.)-lias.
any shrub or tree of the genus Magnolia, of the magnolia family, having large usu. fragrant flowers, much cultivated for ornament.
the blossom of any such shrub or tree, as of the evergreen magnolia tree.
Origin of magnolia:
< NL (Linnaeus), after Pierre Magnol (1638–1715), French botanist; see -ia
dried bark of various magnolias; used in folk medicine
any shrub or tree of the genus Magnolia; valued for their longevity and exquisite fragrant blooms
A tree or shrub in any species of the genus Magnolia, many with large flowers and simple leaves.
The flower of a magnolia tree.
A native or resident of the American state of Mississippi.
Of a creamy white colour, like that of some magnolia flowers.
, one of the less common flower names invented in the 19th century.
Origin: Named after botanist Pierre Magnol (1638-1715).
a genus of American and Asiatic trees, with aromatic bark and large sweet-scented whitish or reddish flowers
U.S. National Library of Medicine
A plant genus of the family MAGNOLIACEAE. The germacranolide sesquiterpene lactones costunolide, parthenolide, and costunolide diepoxide have been isolated from the leaves. Bark contains honokiol and magnolol. Parts are an ingredient of Banxia Houpo Tang.