gunnera

noun gun·nera \(ˌ)gəˈnirə, -nerə\

Definition of gunnera

  1. 1 capitalized :  a genus of widely distributed herbs (family Haloragaceae) several of which are used as garden ornamentals with large orbicular basal leaves and a thick spike of small flowers

  2. 2 plural -s :  any plant of the genus Gunnera

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Origin and Etymology of gunnera

New Latin, from Johan Ernst Gunnerus †1773 Norwegian botanist


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