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petunia

noun pe·tu·nia \pi-ˈtün-yə, -ˈtyün-\

: a plant that has colorful flowers which are shaped like funnels

Full Definition of PETUNIA

:  any of a genus (Petunia) of tropical South American herbs of the nightshade family with flowers having funnel-shaped corollas

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Origin of PETUNIA

New Latin, from obsolete French petun tobacco, from Tupi petí̵ma
First Known Use: 1825

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petunia

noun pe·tu·nia \pə-ˈtü-nyə, -ˈtyü-\

Definition of PETUNIA for Kids

:  a plant grown for its brightly colored flowers that are shaped like funnels

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