Definition of Camelia

1. Noun. Any of several shrubs or small evergreen trees having solitary white or pink or reddish flowers.

Exact synonyms: Camellia
Group relationships: Genus Camellia
Specialized synonyms: Camellia Japonica, Japonica
Generic synonyms: Bush, Shrub



Definition of Camelia

1. camellia [n -S] - See also: camellia

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Camelia

camel spiders
camel through the eye of a needle
camel toe
camel toes
camelback
camelbacked
camelbacks
cameleer
cameleers
cameleon
cameleons
cameleopard
cameleopards
camelhair
camelhairs
camelia (current term)
camelias
camelid
camelids
camelina
cameline
camelines
camelish
camellia
camellias
camellike
cameloid
cameloid anaemia
cameloid cell
cameloids

Literary usage of Camelia

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1. Documents Relating to Reconstruction by Walter Lynwood Fleming (1905)
""I HE KNIGHTS OF THE WHITE camelia AFTER the destruction by Congress of the President's work of ... camelia is spelled as the members spelled the word. ..."

2. Documentary History of Reconstruction: Political, Military, Social by Walter Lynwood Fleming (1907)
"The Knights of the White camelia Constitution and Ritual adopted 1869. Extracts. [1869] PREAMBLE WHEREAS, Radical legislation is subversive of the ..."

3. Beiträge zur Anatomie und Jahres-ringbildung tropischer Holzarten by Alfred Ursprung, International Council of Women (1900)
"Miss Beatrice Harraden, who was greeted with applause, briefly proposed a vote of thanks to the foreign delegates, which was responded to by Mme. camelia ..."

4. Hand-book of Chemistry by Leopold Gmelin, Henry Watts (1866)
"Oil of various species of Thea or camelia. — Used in China as olive oil. Inodorous, and of straw-yellow colour. Does not solidify at 5-5°. but resembles an ..."

5. The International Congress of Women of 1899 by International Council of Women (1900)
"Miss Beatrice Harraden, who was greeted with applause, briefly proposed a vote of thanks to the foreign delegates, which was responded to by Mme. camelia ..."

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