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Meaning of "alocasia" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD ALOCASIA

New Latin from Greek kolokāsiā lotus root.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF ALOCASIA

alocasia  [ˌæləˈkeɪʃə] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF ALOCASIA

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Alocasia is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES ALOCASIA MEAN IN ENGLISH?

alocasia

Alocasia

Alocasia is a genus of broad-leaved rhizomatous or tuberous perennials from the family Araceae. There are 79 species native to tropical and subtropical Asia to Eastern Australia, and widely cultivated elsewhere.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH ALOCASIA


acacia
əˈkeɪʃə
Alsatia
ælˈseɪʃə
Asia
ˈeɪʃə
Croatia
krəʊˈeɪʃə
crustacea
krʌsˈteɪʃə
Dalmatia
dælˈmeɪʃə
Eurasia
jʊəˈreɪʃə
Galatia
ɡəˈleɪʃə
geisha
ˈɡeɪʃə
Ilesha
ɪˈleɪʃə
Laurasia
lɔːˈreɪʃə
rosacea
rəʊˈzeɪʃə
Russification
ˌrʌsɪfɪˈkeɪʃə

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE ALOCASIA

alod
alodia
alodial
alodium
aloe
aloe vera
aloed
aloes
aloes wood
aloetic
aloft
alogia
alogical
alogically
aloha
aloin
alone
alonely
aloneness

WORDS THAT END LIKE ALOCASIA

Anastasia
antonomasia
aphasia
Australasia
Caucasia
Ciscaucasia
dysphasia
dysplasia
ectasia
euthanasia
fantasia
gymnasia
hemostasia
hip dysplasia
hyperplasia
hypoplasia
Malvasia
neoplasia
telangiectasia
Transcaucasia

Synonyms and antonyms of alocasia in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «alocasia» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF ALOCASIA

Find out the translation of alocasia to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of alocasia from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «alocasia» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

海芋
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

alocasia
570 millions of speakers

English

alocasia
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

alocasia
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

alocasia
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Alocasia
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

alocasia
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

alocasia
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

alocasia
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Alokasia
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

alocasia
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

アロカシア
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

alocasia
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Alocasia
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

alocasia
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

alocasia
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

अलोकॅसिआ
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Alocasia
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

alocasia
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Alocasia
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Alocasia
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

alocasia
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

alocasia
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Alocasia
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

alocasia
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Alocasia
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of alocasia

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «ALOCASIA»

The term «alocasia» is regularly used and occupies the 71.588 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «ALOCASIA» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «alocasia» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «alocasia» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about alocasia

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «ALOCASIA»

Discover the use of alocasia in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to alocasia and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Toxicity of Houseplants
SCIENTIFIC NAMES Alocasia cucullata G. Don Alocasia cuprea C. Koch Alocasia lowii Hook Alocasia macrorrhiza G. Don- Alocasia sanderiana Bull COMMON NAMES Giant caladium (A. cuprea) Elephant's ear plant (all species) Giant ...
Spoerke, Susan C. Smolinske, 1990
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International Poisonous Plants Checklist: An Evidence-Based ...
... (W. Wright) Kunth ex DC. almendron –see– Metopium toxiferum (L.) Krug & Urb . almond –see– Prunus dulcis (Mill.) D. A. Webb almortas –see– Lathyrus sativus L. alocasia –see– Colocasia esculenta (L.) Schott alocasia cucullaTa (Lour.) ...
D. Jesse Wagstaff, 2008
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CRC World Dictionary of Medicinal and Poisonous Plants: ...
in India: baibing, nyarak Alocasia longiloba Miq. (Alocasia amabilis W. Bull; Alocasia cochinchensis Pierre ex Engl. & K. Krause; Alocasia curtisii N.E. Br.; Alocasia cuspidata Engl.; Alocasia denudata Engl.; Alocasia denudata var. elongata ...
Umberto Quattrocchi, 2012
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Disaster Risk Management in Nigeria: A Paradigm Shift
m i*? i* • 7W 7* 1« 7« 7W 7« T* 7W J* 7W J* 7*f 1« Alocasia boyceana (Filipina) Alocasia brancifolia (Papua Nugini) Alocasia brisbanensis (Australia) Alocasia cadierii (Asia Tenggara) Alocasia celebica (Sulawesi) Alocasia clypeolata Green  ...
Bola Ayeni, Olusegun E. Ojo, 2006
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Flowering Plants. Monocotyledons: Alismatanae and ...
Cercestis, Cidcasia, Cyrtosperma, Nephthytis, Typhonium), Scaphidiidae ( Pseudohydrosme), Scarabaeidae (Alocasia, Amorphophallus, Anubias, Caladium, Dieffenbachia, neotropical Homalomena, Philodendron, Syngonium), Scyd- ...
Klaus Kubitzki, H. Huber, 1998
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Alocasia Brisbanensis
High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! Alocasia brisbanensis is a species of plant in the family Araceae. Its common name is native lily or cunjevoi (the latter term also refers to a marine animal).
Jesse Russell, Ronald Cohn, 2012
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Handbook of Poisonous and Injurious Plants
Alocasia species Family: Araceae Common Names: Ahe Poi, 'Ape, Cabeza de Burro, Chine Ape, Elephant's Ear, Malanga Cara de Chivo,Malanga de Jardín, Papao-Apaka, Papao-Atolong, Taro Description: These erect perennials have ...
Lewis S. Nelson, Andrew Weil, L.R. Goldfrank, 2007
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Gardens of Oceania
Species present Alocasia macrorrhiza (Li Schott. Alocasia elephant's ear, giant taro Alocasia, a wild plant in Vanuatu, is sometimes cultivated in the gardens. But it is mainly a plant used in times of food scarcity, situated in moist places but not ...
Annie Walter, Vincent Lebot, Chanel Sam, 2007
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Ornamental Plants
WARM SEASON The following are the warm-season bulbous plants that are grown in tropical gardens: Alocasia (Schott) G. Don Araceae Alocasia Plants are evergreen herbs having attractive sagittate leaves. The leaves are dark green with a ...
Sabina George, 2009
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Plant Physiological Ecology
The low activity of the alternative path in the leaves of the understory species Alocasia odora shows that the efficiency of ATP production (ADP:O ratio) of this species is high. This may be especially important in shade environments.
Hans Lambers, F Stuart Chapin III, Thijs L. Pons, 2008

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «ALOCASIA»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term alocasia is used in the context of the following news items.
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Plant primer
Solid Gold giant elephant's-ear (Alocasia macrorrhiza 'Lutea') is one of those. The plant's upright leaves are mammoth, ranging from 1 to 4 feet ... «Columbus Dispatch, Jul 15»
2
Antimicrobial activity of customary medicinal plants of the Yaegl …
Based on previously documented medicinal applications, aqueous and aqueous ethanolic extracts of Alocasia brisbanensis, Canavalia rosea, ... «7thSpace Interactive, Jun 15»
3
Coming Sunday, June 14
There are three species commonly found in Mississippi landscapes: Alocasia, Colocasia and Xanthosoma. From staff reports. CONNECT 1 ... «Hattiesburg American, Jun 15»
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Southern Gardening: Elephant ears create a tropical paradise
There are three species commonly found in Mississippi landscapes: Alocasia, Colocasia and Xanthosoma. Colocasia is my favorite elephant ... «SunHerald.com, Jun 15»
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On Gardening: Elephant ears leave a large footprint in tropical …
Thanks to this raging popularity, garden centers now have choices in varieties, including Colocasia, Alocasia and Xanthosoma. Varieties of the ... «Richmond.com, Jun 15»
6
Take cuttings and save a small fortune
... including The World Vision Garden, a nod to Cambodian paddy fields represented by translucent orange rods fringed by palms and alocasia, ... «The Northern Echo, May 15»
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Elephant ears leave a large footprint in tropical landscape
Thanks to this raging popularity, garden centers now have choices in varieties, including Colocasia, Alocasia and Xanthosoma. Varieties of the ... «Fredericksburg.com, May 15»
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Do you recognize this mystery plant?
... plant (Dieffenbachia) are well known indoors, just as colorful Caladiums and Elephant-ear (species of Colocasia and Alocasia) are popular ... «Savannah Morning News, May 15»
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Cost-cutting exercise
... including The World Vision Garden, a nod to Cambodian paddy fields represented by translucent orange rods fringed by palms and alocasia, ... «Kidderminster Shuttle, May 15»
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Elephant ears are the garden's drama queens
Alocasia macrorrhizos, or giant taro, is the selection many call the upright elephant ear. It usually allows you to see both sides of the somewhat ... «Hamilton Spectator, May 15»

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