Definition of gerbera in English:

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gerbera

Pronunciation: /ˈɡərbərə/

noun

A plant of the daisy family, native to Asia and Africa, with large brightly colored flowers.
Example sentences
  • Large flowers such as gerberas are less time-consuming to work with than small ones like button mums, as you'll need fewer stems to cover the foam base.
  • Drape doorways with strings of dark-red crystals, ruby gerberas and deep pink bougainvillea.
  • In the galleries, export market cut flowers such as anthuriums, orchids, carnations, heliconiums and gerberas attracted a large number of people.

Origin

Modern Latin, named after Traugott Gerber (died 1743), German naturalist.

Words that rhyme with gerbera

Berbera

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Syllabification: ger·ber·a

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