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gaillardia

gaillardia

noun gail·lar·dia \gə-ˈlär-d(ē-)ə\

Definition of GAILLARDIA

:  any of a genus (Gaillardia) of American composite herbs with showy flower heads —called also blanketflower

Origin of GAILLARDIA

New Latin, from Gaillard de Marentonneau, 18th century French botanist
First Known Use: 1879

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