gunnera

noun
gun·​nera | \ (ˌ)gəˈnirə, -nerə \

Definition of gunnera

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 plural -s : any plant of the genus Gunnera

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History and Etymology for gunnera

New Latin, from Johan Ernst Gunnerus †1773 Norwegian botanist

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“Gunnera.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gunnera. Accessed 23 Jan. 2022.

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