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kəˈleɪ di əmcal·a·di·um

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. caladiumnoun

    any plant of the genus Caladium cultivated for their ornamental foliage variously patterned in white or pink or red

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  1. caladiumnoun

    Any of the genus Caladium of flowering plants.

    Etymology: From the genus name.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Caladiumnoun

    a genus of aroideous plants, of which some species are cultivated for their immense leaves (which are often curiously blotched with white and red), and others (in Polynesia) for food

    Etymology: [NL.]

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  1. Caladium

    Caladium is a genus of flowering plants in the family Araceae. They are often known by the common name elephant ear, Heart of Jesus, and Angel Wings. There are over 1000 named cultivars of Caladium bicolor from the original South American plant. The genus Caladium includes seven species, which are indigenous to Brazil and to neighboring areas of South America and Central America. They grow in open areas of the forest and on the banks of rivers and go dormant during the dry season. The wild plants grow to 15–35 inches tall, with leaves mostly 6-18 inches long and broad.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Caladium

    kal-ā′di-um, n. a genus of plants of the Arum family, with edible starchy root-stocks. [Latinised from Malay kélādy.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of caladium in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of caladium in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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