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  • n. Any of the genus Xeranthemum of flowering plants native to Southern Europe.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus of composite plants, of the tribe Cynaroide√¶ and subtribe Carline√¶.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. any plant of the genus Xeranthemum native to southern Europe having chaffy or silvery flower heads with purplish tubular flowers

Etymologies

From the genus name. (Wiktionary)

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