Definition of Rafflesias

1. Noun. (plural of rafflesia) ¹



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Definition of Rafflesias

1. rafflesia [n] - See also: rafflesia

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rafflesias

raffinate
raffinates
raffinose
raffinoses
raffish
raffishly
raffishness
raffishnesses
raffle
raffle off
raffled
raffler
rafflers
raffles
rafflesia
rafflesias (current term)
raffling
raffs
rafie
rafies
rafivirumab
rafoxanide
rafsi
raft
raft-up
raft foundation
raftage
rafte
rafted
rafter

Literary usage of Rafflesias

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1. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1908)
"... and retained, all that they then needed for their support. But when the rafflesias made their similar change, as they are assumed to have done, ..."

2. The Natural History of Plants: Their Forms, Growth, Reproduction, and by Anton Kerner von Marilaun (1902)
"... from the reports of travellers, that the fleshy rafflesias, which are found principally on the routes frequented by large pachyderms, are disseminated ..."

3. Report of the Annual Meeting (1838)
"... of animals would live and thrive under this treatment, and I can see no reason why, at the same time that our stoves are ornamented with rafflesias, ..."

4. The Natural History of Plants: Their Forms, Growth, Reproduction, and by Anton Kerner von Marilaun, Francis Wall Oliver, Mary Frances (Ewart) Macdonald, Marian (Balfour) Busk (1895)
"rafflesias are found in the haunts of elephants and along the tracks followed by those beasts. The Rafflesia-fruits are accordingly no doubt trampled upon ..."

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