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clianthus

/ (klɪˈænθəs) /
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noun
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 for clianthus

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

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