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Definition of "magnolia" []

  • Any of numerous evergreen or deciduous trees and shrubs of the genus Magnolia of the Western Hemisphere and Asia, having aromatic twigs and large showy white, pink, purple, or yellow flowers. (noun)
  • The flower of any of these plants. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "magnolia" in a sentence
  • "Feb 22nd, 2010 at 12: 43 pm kcijones001: magnolia is pure crap … I dont get it."
  • "My star magnolia is showing a few pink buds that look ready to burst."
  • "Anyway, the magnolia is a fairly nondescript tree for 50 weeks of the year and, more importantly, it's taking up too much room and blocking out the light from the other plants."