The bright flowers of a celosia in a garden.
celosia definition by Webster's New World
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any of several species (genus Celosia) of the amaranth family, of annual garden plants with minute, brilliant red or yellow flowers in large clusters; cockscomb
celosia definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Origin: New Latin Cēlosia, genus name, from Greek kēlos, dry, burnt (from its color), from kaiein, to burn.