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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Any of various South American plants of the genus Nierembergia, cultivated as annual bedding plants for their showy purple or sometimes white flowers.

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  • n. Mexican evergreen climbing plant having large solitary funnel-shaped fragrant yellow flowers with purple-brown ridges in the throat
  • n. any of various plants of the genus Nierembergia having upturned bell-shaped flowers

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  • Peonies and periwinkle, coneflower and cupflower, lilies and ligularia.

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