from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of numerous tropical American plants of the genus Echeveria, having thick, succulent leaves often clustered in a showy rosette.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Any member of the large genus Echeveria of succulents, many of which are popular as garden plants.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of succulent plants, natural order Crassulaceæ, chiefly natives of Mexico. It is now included in the genus Cotyledon.
New Latin Echeveria, genus name, after Atanasio Echeverría, 19th-century Mexican botanical illustrator.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From the genus name. (Wiktionary)