clianthus

/ (klɪˈænθəs) /

noun

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

Nearby words

  1. clevis,
  2. clew,
  3. clew line,
  4. clew up,
  5. cli,
  6. cliburn,
  7. cliburn, van,
  8. cliche,
  9. clichy,
  10. cliché

Word Origin for clianthus

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

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