any of a genus (Gazania) of plants of the composite family, having large, colorful, daisylike flower heads
Origin of gazaniaModL, after Theodorus Gaza (1398-1478), Greek scholar and amp; translator
Any of various plants of the genus Gazania of the composite family, native to southern Africa and widely cultivated for their bright orange, red, yellow, or white daisylike flower heads.
Origin of gazaniaNew Latin, genus name, after Theodorus Gaza, (c. 1400–1478), Byzantine humanist in Italy who translated the botanical work of Theophrastus into Latin.
- (botany) Any flowering plant of the genus Gazania, native to southern Africa.