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

  • n. A succulent perennial herb (Kalanchoe tomentosa) native to Madagascar, having usually oblong obovate leaves covered with a dense silvery felt and surrounded by a rusty brown crenate margin.

Etymologies

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

From the color pattern of the leaves.

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