Definition of Pride of barbados

1. Noun. Tropical shrub or small tree having showy yellow to orange-red flowers; sometimes placed in genus Poinciana.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pride Of Barbados

pricksongs
prickteaser
prickteasers
prickwood
prickwoods
pricky
pricy
pride-of-India
pride comes before a fall
pride cometh before a fall
pride goes before a fall
pride goeth before a fall
pride of Bolivia
pride of California
pride of barbados (current term)
pride of place
pride oneself
pride wenteth before a fall
prided
prideful
pridefully
pridefulness
pridefulnesses
prideless
priderite
prides
pridian
priding
pridingly

Literary usage of Pride of barbados

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1. Adventure Guide to Barbados by Lynne M. Sullivan (2001)
"Two red Pride of Barbados flowers sit in the top corners of the shield above the fig tree. A pelican holds the right side of the shield with his extended ..."

2. The Saturday Magazine (1841)
"... bright blue peas of singular beauty: and, to crown all, the " Pride of Barbados," sometimes crimson, sometimes yellow, with butterfly petals, ..."

3. Flora of the Hawaiian Islands: A Description of Their Phanerogams and by William Hillebrand (1888)
"... the well known -Pride of Barbados ', is occasionally found escaped frum gardens in the yellow-flowering variety as well as in the ordinary one with ..."

4. The Bahama Islands by George Burbank Shattuck (1905)
"... Sw. (Pride of Barbados). A small tree closely related to the poinciana and, like it, a profuse and brilliant bloomer. It rnay be found in Nassau, ..."

5. Sketches of Summerland: Giving Some Account of Nassau and the Bahama Islands by George J H. Northcroft (1902)
"A tree somewhat resembling the poinciana is the wild Pride of Barbados with clusters of red flowers here and there relieving the green of the surrounding ..."

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