cineraria

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cin·er·ar·ia

noun \ˌsi-nə-ˈrer-ē-ə\

Definition of CINERARIA

:  any of several garden or potted plants derived from a perennial senecio (Senecio cruentus) of the Canary Islands and having heart-shaped leaves and clusters of bright flower heads

Origin of CINERARIA

New Latin, from Latin, feminine of cinerarius of ashes, from ciner-, cinis ashes — more at incinerate
First Known Use: 1597

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