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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 glad·i·o·lus /ˌglædiˈoləs/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 glad·i·o·lus /ˌglædɪˈoləs/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Gla·di·o·lus n.; pl. L. Gladioli E. Gladioluses
 1. Bot. A genus of plants having bulbous roots and gladiate leaves, and including many species, some of which are cultivated and valued for the beauty of their flowers; the corn flag; the sword lily.
 2. Anat. The middle portion of the sternum in some animals; the mesosternum.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: 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 [syn: gladiola, sword lily]
      2: the large central part of the breastbone [syn: corpus
      [also: gladioli (pl)]