begonia begonia  /bɪ ˈɡoʊn jə/


  • (n) 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. Like other writers struck by early success, Novelist Norman Mailer, 36, is fond of discussing his talent, often in terms that make it sound like a prize begonia.
  2. The general who will preside over this shift is a tough, plain-speaking New Englander and onetime tank commander who could inspire aggressiveness in a begonia.
  3. They buried her 'neath a begonia.


  • Dana Gas says makes new gas discovery in Egypt

    DUBAI (Reuters) - Dana Gas has discovered more gas in Egypt's Nile Delta, with 9.4 million cubic feet per day produced during initial tests, the United Arab Emirates-based company said on Sunday. The Begonia-1 discovery well also produced 133 barrels of condensate, a light oil, in the test drilling in a sandstone reservoir of the Lower Abu Madi Formation. Total evaluated resources for the Lower ...
    on June 30, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

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  • "Begonia Tessaricarpa was long believed to be extinct but we found the flower blooming in a narrow strip of rocky land during one of our surveys," Kumar Ambarish, one of the two scientists, said.
    on Nov 19, 2006 By: Ambareesh Source: Gulf Times

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