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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a name of several composite plants of the genus Cineraria, especially the Cineraria sconchifolia, and of the blossoms which they bear.

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

  • n. tropical African annual having scarlet tassel-shaped flower heads; sometimes placed in genus Cacalia
  • n. tropical Asiatic annual cultivated for its small tassel-shaped heads of scarlet flowers
  • n. young leaves widely used as leaf vegetables; seeds used as cereal


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