noun gre·vil·lea \grə̇ˈvilēə\

Definition of grevillea

  1. 1 capitalized :  a large genus of Australian shrubs and trees (family Protaceae) having usually showy orange or red flowers with elongated curved style and woody follicles — see silk oak

  2. 2 less commonly gravilea \"\ plural -s :  a plant of the genus Grevillea

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Origin and Etymology of grevillea

New Latin, after Charles F. Greville †1809 Scottish botanist

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a brief usually trivial fact

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