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glad•i•o•lus



Pronunciation: (glad"ē-ō'lus), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/gladiolus.html on line 73 [key]
n.,
pl. -lus, -liPronunciation: (-lī), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/gladiolus.html on line 87 [key] -lus•es for 1; -li for 2.

1. any plant of the genus Gladiolus, of the iris family, native esp. to Africa, having erect, sword-shaped leaves and spikes of flowers in a variety of colors.
2. Anat.the middle and largest segment of the sternum. Cf. manubrium (def. 2a), xiphisternum.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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  • Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/gladiolus.html on line 149 gladiolus (Encyclopedia)

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