Gynura

noun Gy·nu·ra

Definition of Gynura

  1. :  a genus of tropical Asiatic and African herbs (family Compositae) having inconspicuous discoid heads of yellow flowers in loose terminal clusters — see velvet plant

Love words? You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Join MWU now and get access to America’s largest dictionary, with:

  • 300,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!

Origin and Etymology of gynura

New Latin, from gyn- + -ura


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up Gynura? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

quaintly unconventional or refined

Get Word of the Day daily email!