Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun gladiolus

2 senses of gladiolus

Sense 1
gladiolus, gladiola, glad, sword lily -- (any of numerous plants of the genus Gladiolus native chiefly to tropical and South Africa having sword-shaped leaves and one-sided spikes of brightly colored funnel-shaped flowers; widely cultivated)
       => iridaceous plant -- (any bulbous plant of the family Iridaceae)

Sense 2
gladiolus, corpus sternum -- (the large central part of the breastbone)
       => bone, os -- (rigid connective tissue that makes up the skeleton of vertebrates)

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