Opera girl

(Bot.) an East Indian plant (Mantisia saltatoria) of the Ginger family, sometimes seen in hothouses. It has curious flowers which have some resemblance to a ballet dancer, whence the popular name. Called also dancing girls.
- Knight.

See also: Opera

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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