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gerbera

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noun ger·bera \ˈgər-bə-rə, ˈjər-\

Definition of gerbera

  1. :  any of a genus (Gerbera) of Asian and African composite herbs that have basal tufted leaves and are often cultivated for their showy heads of yellow, pink, or orange flowers with prominent rays



Origin and Etymology of gerbera

New Latin, from Traugott Gerber †1743 German naturalist


First Known Use: 1889


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