begonia begonia  /bɪ ˈɡoʊn jə/

Definition(s):

  • (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

Usage(s):

  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.

News

  • 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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Quotes

  • "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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