Definition of cineraria in English:

cineraria

Syllabification: cin·e·rar·i·a
Pronunciation: /ˌsinəˈrerēə
 
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noun

A plant of the daisy family with compact masses of bright flowers, often cultivated as a houseplant.
  • Genus Pericallis (formerly Senecio or Cineraria), family Compositae
More example sentences
  • In coastal areas, set out bedding begonias and cinerarias.
  • In zones 15-17, you can also plant cineraria, nemesia, and schizanthus.
  • Blue is a harder colour to find in the winter garden but appears in iris, cinerarias, pansies and violas.

Origin

modern Latin, feminine of Latin cinerarius 'of ashes', from cinis, ciner- 'ashes' (because of the ash-colored down on the leaves).

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