Definition of Delonix

1. Noun. Evergreen or deciduous trees of tropical Africa and India.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Delonix

Delibes
Delichon
Delichon urbica
Delilah
Delilahs
Delius
Delivered At Frontier
Delivered Duty Paid
Delivered Duty Unpaid
Delivered Ex Quay
Delivered Ex Ship
Della
Dellacruscan
Delmonico steak
Delmonico steaks
Delonix
Delonix regia
Delonte
Delores
Delorme
Delos
Delphi
Delphian
Delphians
Delphic
Delphic oracle
Delphinapterus
Delphinapterus leucas
Delphine
Delphinidae

Literary usage of Delonix

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1. In the Shade of an Acacia Tree: Memoirs of a Health Officer in Africa, 1945-1959 by Frank L. Lambrecht (1991)
"The only colorful notes were the blue, choppy waters of the lake and, in season, the brilliant scarlet flowers of the flame tree or flamboyant tree (delonix ..."

2. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.), Wild Flower Preservation Society of America (1906)
"... and at various places through this and other moats are numerous plants of many species. Of the trees, the most common are the delonix regia (royal ..."

3. Flora Telluriana by Constantine Samuel Rafinesque (1836)
"Bengal, fine shrub with many large violaceous flowers. 350. delonix R. (evident claw) Legum. diff. ..."

4. The Everglades and Other Essays Relating to Southern Florida by John Clayton Gifford (1912)
"delonix regia. Tamarind. St. John's Bread or Carob. Logwood. A favorite shade tree. THE WILD TAMARIND. Shower of Gold. Poinciana Tree. ..."

5. Kenya and Tanzania by Claude Herve-Bazin, Judith Farr (2003)
"Shortly after the rains, the flamboyant colours of the sausage tree (Kigelia africana), the delonix elata (a relation of the flame tree) and a host of wild ..."

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