[ gur-ber-uh, jur- ]
/ ˈgɜr bər ə, ˈdʒɜr- /
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any of various composite plants of the genus Gerbera, native to Africa and Asia, having showy, many-rayed flowers ranging from yellow to red.
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Origin of gerbera
<New Latin (Linnaeus), named after Traugott Gerber (died 1743), German naturalist; see -a2
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British Dictionary definitions for gerbera
/ (ˈdʒɜːbərə) /
any plant of the perennial genus Gerbera, esp the Barberton daisy from S. Africa, G. jamesonii, grown, usually as a greenhouse plant, for its large brightly coloured daisy-like flowers: family Asteraceae
Word Origin for gerbera
named after Traugott Gerber (died 1743), German naturalist
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