Definition of gerbera
: 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
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Which was coming up daisies: gerberas, shastas and more, all in sunshine shades of aquamarine, new-leaf green, azalea and tangerine, printed on crepe de Chine and woven into jacquards, sequined on georgette and embroidered on cashmere.
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Origin and Etymology of gerbera
New Latin, from Traugott Gerber †1743 German naturalist
First Known Use: 1889See Words from the same year
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