Meaning of “gladiolus” in the English Dictionary

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"gladiolus" in British English

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gladiolusnoun [ C ]

uk /ˌɡlæd.iˈəʊ.ləs/ us /ˌɡlæd.iˈoʊ.ləs/ plural gladioli uk /-laɪ/ us

US also gladiola a garden plant that has a long stem and many brightly coloured flowers

(Definition of “gladiolus” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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gladiolusnoun [ C ]

us /ˌɡlæd·iˈoʊ·ləs/ plural gladioli /ˌɡlæd·iˈoʊ·li, -ˌlɑi/ gladiolas also gladiola, /ˌɡlæd·iˈoʊ·lə/

a tall garden plant that has long, thin leaves and a stem with many brightly colored flowers

(Definition of “gladiolus” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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