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English definition of “bougainvillea”

bougainvillea

noun [C or U] uk   /ˌbuː.ɡənˈvɪl.i.ə/ us  
a climbing plant, common in hot countries, that has red or purple flowersFlowers and flowering plantsFlowers - general wordsClimbing plants
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