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zinnia (n.)

genus of herbs of the aster family, 1767, from Modern Latin (Linnæus, 1763), named for German botanist Johann Gottfried Zinn (1729-1759) + abstract noun ending -ia.

updated on December 12, 2014

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Definitions of zinnia from WordNet

zinnia (n.)
any of various plants of the genus Zinnia cultivated for their variously and brightly colored flower heads;
Synonyms: old maid / old maid flower
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