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noun [C]  /ˌɡlæd·iˈoʊ·ləs/ (plural gladioli  /ˌɡlæd·iˈoʊ·li, -ˌlɑi/ or gladiolas) (also gladiola,  /ˌɡlæd·iˈoʊ·lə/) us  
a tall garden plant that has long, thin leaves and a stem with many brightly colored flowers
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