Definition of Christmas flower

1. Noun. Tropical American plant having poisonous milk and showy tapering usually scarlet petallike leaves surrounding small yellow flowers.

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Christmas Flower

Christmas cards
Christmas carol
Christmas carols
Christmas cheer
Christmas club
Christmas clubs
Christmas cookie
Christmas cookies
Christmas cracker
Christmas crackers
Christmas creep
Christmas factor
Christmas fern
Christmas ferns
Christmas flower
Christmas gift
Christmas green
Christmas ham
Christmas hams
Christmas holly
Christmas is coming
Christmas lights
Christmas list
Christmas lists
Christmas number one
Christmas present
Christmas presents
Christmas pudding
Christmas puddings

Literary usage of Christmas flower

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1. Cyclopædia of India and of Eastern and Southern Asia, Commercial, Industrial by Edward Balfour (1871)
"Allusion has; been made to the well known Chrysanthemum, or christmas flower, as likely to possess an oil of similar character, and perhaps possessing ..."

2. Natural History of Hawaii: Being an Account of the Hawaiian People, the by William Alanson Bryan (1915)
"The christmas flower, or poinsettia,32 is recognized by the stranger in the islands from temperate climates as a familiar hot-house friend. ..."

3. Cassell's Picturesque Australasia by Edward Ellis Morris (1889)
"... first light branches, and their bases hidden in the dense undergrowth of musk, white christmas flower, and the. large feathery discs of the tree-ferns. ..."

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