Etymology
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immortelle (n.)

"flower which preserves its shape and color after being dried" (also known as an everlasting), 1832, from French fem. of immortel "undying," from Latin immortalis (see immortal).

updated on October 19, 2015

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Definitions of immortelle from WordNet

immortelle (n.)
mostly widely cultivated species of everlasting flowers having usually purple flowers; southern Europe to Iran; naturalized elsewhere;
Synonyms: Xeranthemum annuum
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