cineraria

noun cin·er·ar·ia \ ˌsi-nə-ˈrer-ē-ə \
|Updated on: 21 May 2018

Definition of cineraria

: any of several garden or potted plants derived from a perennial senecio (Senecio cruentus) of the Canary Islands and having heart-shaped leaves and clusters of bright flower heads

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Origin and Etymology of cineraria

New Latin, from Latin, feminine of cinerarius of ashes, from ciner-, cinis ashes — more at incinerate


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