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 of nicotiana; from Modern Latin nicotiana (herba): see nicotine
nicotiana definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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Any of various flowering plants of the genus Nicotiana of the nightshade family, native chiefly to the Americas and including tobacco plants and ornamental species with fragrant flowers.
Origin of nicotianaNew Latin (herba) nicotiāna, (herb of) Nicot, nicotiana, after Jean Nicot, (1530?–1600), French diplomat.
nicotiana definition by Wiktionary
- (horticulture) Any ornamental plant of the genus Nicotiana
From the genus name