Definition of gazania in English:

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gazania

Pronunciation: /ɡəˈzānēə/

noun

A tropical herbaceous plant of the daisy family, with showy flowers that are typically orange or yellow.
  • Genus Gazania, family Compositae.
Example sentences
  • Daisies such as arcotis, erigerum, gazanias and osteospermums are terrific value, flowering for many months of summer.
  • The greenhouses are now stuffed full with geranimus, surfinia petunias, fuchsias and gazanias.
  • Many groundcovers can also be planted, including ice plant, gazania and capeweed.

Origin

Modern Latin, named after Theodore of Gaza (1398–1478), Greek scholar.

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Syllabification: ga·za·ni·a

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