Definitions

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  • proper noun A taxonomic genus within the tribe Heliantheae — the zinnias.
  • proper noun A female given name from the flower

Etymologies

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Named for the German botanist J.G.Zinn ("tin"), from an occupational surname for a tinsmith.

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