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bɪˈgoʊn yə, -ˈgoʊ ni əbe·go·ni·a

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. begonianoun

    any of numerous plants of the genus Begonia grown for their attractive glossy asymmetrical leaves and colorful flowers in usually terminal cymes or racemes


  1. begonianoun

    Any plant of the large genus of Begonia.

    Etymology: From bégonia, named after Michel Bégon (1638–1710), French governor of Saint-Domingue.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Begonianoun

    a genus of plants, mostly of tropical America, many species of which are grown as ornamental plants. The leaves are curiously one-sided, and often exhibit brilliant colors


  1. Begonia

    Begonia is a genus of perennial flowering plants. The genus contains about 1,400 different plant species. The Begonias are native to moist subtropical and tropical climates. Some species are commonly grown indoors as ornamental houseplants in cooler climates. In cooler climates some species are cultivated outside in summertime for their bright colorful flowers.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Begonia

    be-gōn′ya, n. a genus of plants cultivated in our greenhouses for their pink flowers and their remarkable unequal-sided and often coloured leaves—'Elephant's Ears,' 'Angel's Wings.' [Named from the botanist Michel Begon, 1638-1710.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of begonia in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of begonia in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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