Definition of celosia in English:


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Pronunciation: /sɪˈləʊsɪə
, -ʃə/


A plant of a genus that includes cockscomb.
  • Genus Celosia, family Amarantaceae
More example sentences
  • Colourful petunias, vincas, celosias, dahlias and so on offer a feast to the eyes.
  • Skip dwarf bedding plants; you need celosias 20-to 40-inches tall for dramatic vertical accent in arrangements.
  • Replace fading cool-season annuals with heat lovers like celosias, dahlias, marigolds, petunias, salvias, and verbenas.


modern Latin, from Greek kēlos 'burnt or dry' (from the burnt appearance of the flowers in some species).

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