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Mo•ses-in-the-cra•dle



Pronunciation: (mō'ziz-in-&thslash;u-krā'dul, mō'zis), [key]
n.
a plant, Rhoeo spathacea, native to the West Indies and Central America, having leaves with purple undersides and white flowers enclosed in a boat-shaped envelope formed by two bracts. Also called Mo•ses-on-a-raft Pronunciation: (mō'ziz-on-u-raft', -räft', -ôn-, mō'zis-), [key] boat lily, oyster plant.

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

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