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canna

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noun can·na \ˈka-nə\

Definition of canna

  1. :  any of a genus (Canna of the family Cannaceae) of tropical herbs with simple stems, large leaves, and a terminal raceme of irregular flowers



Origin of canna

New Latin, genus name, from Latin, reed — more at cane


First Known Use: 1664

Rhymes with canna


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