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clianthus

noun
  1. any Australian or New Zealand plant of the leguminous genus Clianthus, with ornamental clusters of slender scarlet flowersSee also desert pea
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Word Origin

C19: New Latin, probably from Greek klei-, kleos glory + anthos flower
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