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hoya

hoya \hoya\ n. 1. any plant of the genus Hoya having fleshy leaves and usually nectariferous flowers.

hoya

hoya \hoya\ n. 1. any plant of the genus Hoya having fleshy leaves and usually nectariferous flowers.

hoya

hoya \hoya\ n. Any plant of the genus Hoya having fleshy leaves and usually nectariferous flowers.

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hoya

n. (context botany English) Any plant of the genus ''Hoya''

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hoya

n. any plant of the genus Hoya having fleshy leaves and usually nectariferous flowers

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Hoya

Hoya is an Asclepiad genus of 200–300 species of tropical plants in the family Apocynaceae (Dogbane). Most are native to Asia including India, China, Thailand, Malaysia, Việt Nam, and Indonesia, There is a great diversity of species in the Philippines, and species in Polynesia, New Guinea, and Australia.

Common names for this genus are waxplant, waxvine, waxflower or simply hoya. This genus was named by botanist Robert Brown, in honour of his friend, botanist Thomas Hoy.

Hoya (disambiguation)

Hoya may refer to:

  • Hoya, a genus of flowering plants
  • Hoya, Germany, a city in Lower Saxony, Germany
  • County of Hoya, a former state in present Germany
  • Hoya Corporation, a Japanese company that manufactures optical equipment
  • The Georgetown Hoyas, the athletic teams of Georgetown University in Washington, D.C.; informally, the term can also be used to refer to the students of the school
  • The Hoya, the oldest and largest campus newspaper at Georgetown University
  • Hoya Saxa, the college yell of Georgetown University
  • Hoya, Tokyo, now incorporated within Nishi-tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
  • The Japanese name for sea pineapple (Halocynthia roretzi), an edible sea squirt
  • Hoya, a member of South Korean band, Infinite
Hoya (singer)

Lee Ho-won (; Born on ), better known by his stage name Hoya is a South Korean singer, rapper, dancer and actor. He is a rapper, vocalist and main dancer of South Korea boy band Infinite, which debuted under Woollim Entertainment in 2010.

Usage examples of "hoya".

I usually ate at the Hoya Carry Out, a couple of blocks from our dorm, which despite its name had a counter where you could enjoy your meal.

Attorneys for the de la Hoyas realized they were in trouble when they noticed jurors smirking (and, in one case, suppressing a giggle) as the surfer alibi was presented during opening statements.

After a hasty conference, the de la Hoyas decided to jump on the government's offer of a plea bargain, thus sparing Moffitt and a half dozen other ATF agents the drudgery of testifying.

He'd left Puerto Rico a day early, after the de la Hoya cousins wisely discarded their original explanation of the three hundred Chinese machine guns found in their beach house at Rincon (to wit: they'd unknowingly rented the place to a band of leftist guerrillas posing as American surfers).

The body of a man in jeans and a George town Hoyas tee-shirt was crammed into it.