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 for Cyclamen
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Cyclamen \Cyc"la*men\ (s?k"l?-m?n), n. [NL., fr. Gr.
     kykla`minos, kyklami`s.] (Bot.)
     A genus of plants of the Primrose family, having depressed
     rounded corms, and pretty nodding flowers with the petals so
     reflexed as to point upwards, whence it is called rabbits'
     ears. It is also called sow bread, because hogs are said
     to eat the corms.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: Mediterranean plant widely cultivated as a houseplant for
           its showy dark green leaves splotched with silver and
           nodding white or pink to reddish flowers with reflexed
           petals [syn: cyclamen, Cyclamen purpurascens]

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