Definition of salpiglossis in English:

salpiglossis

Syllabification: sal·pi·glos·sis
Pronunciation: /ˌsalpəˈglôsis, -ˈgläsis
 
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noun

  • A South American plant of the nightshade family, with brightly patterned funnel-shaped flowers.
    • Genus Salpiglossis, family Solanaceae
    More example sentences
    • Quick to grow and flower Salpiglossis, or ‘Painted Tongue’, is one of the old-time, favorite, showy annuals for the garden.
    • Salpiglossis sinuata... must be one of the most beautiful flowers you can grow in your garden. It blooms vigorously over a long period in wonderful shades of red, crimson, pink, mahogany and blue.

Origin

modern Latin, formed irregularly from Greek salpinx 'trumpet' + glōssa 'tongue'.

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