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gazania

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noun ga·za·nia \gə-ˈzā-nē-ə, -nyə\

Definition of gazania

  1. :  any of a genus (Gazania) of South African composite herbs often cultivated for their brightly colored flowers



Origin and Etymology of gazania

New Latin, from Theodorus Gaza †1478 Greek scholar


First Known Use: 1813


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