heliotrope heliotrope  /ˈhi li ə ˌtroʊp/

Definition(s):

  • (n) green chalcedony with red spots that resemble blood

Usage(s):

  1. Four years later, his party, now confirmed in its conservatism, turned to him like a heliotrope.
  2. Mexico's famed resort city of Cuernavaca, balmy and scented with jasmine and heliotrope, has just the atmosphere for languorous relaxation.
  3. Four years later, his party, now confirmed in its conservatism, turned to him like a heliotrope.

News

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    on August 29, 2013     Source: New York Post

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