Red nicotiana flowers.
nicotiana definition by Webster's New World
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any of a genus (Nicotiana) of New World plants of the nightshade family, including tobacco and several species with fragrant flowers, grown as ornamentals
Origin: ; from Modern Latin nicotiana (herba): see nicotine
nicotiana definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Any of various flowering annual or perennial herbs of the genus Nicotiana, native to the Americas and including the tobacco plant and ornamental species with fragrant flowers.
Origin: New Latin (herba) nicotiāna, (herb of) Nicot, nicotiana, after Jean Nicot (1530?-1600), French diplomat.