Echeveria definition

ĕchə-və-rēə
Any of various tropical American plants of the genus Echeveria, having thick, succulent leaves usually clustered in dense rosettes.
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Any of a large genus (Echeveria) of tropical American plants of the orpine family, with dense rosettes of thick, fleshy leaves.
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Any member of the large genus Echeveria of succulents, many of which are popular as garden plants.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
echeveria
Plural:
echeverias

Origin of echeveria

  • New Latin Echeveria genus name after Atanasio Echeverría y Godoy, 18th-century Mexican botanical illustrator

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From the genus name.

    From Wiktionary