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
plural -s : any plant of the genus Gunnera

Word History


New Latin, from Johan Ernst Gunnerus †1773 Norwegian botanist

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“Gunnera.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Nov. 2023.

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