Dictionary.com
definitions
  • synonyms

gesneriad

[ges-neer-ee-ad, jes-]
See more synonyms for gesneriad on Thesaurus.com
noun
  1. any of various, chiefly tropical plants of the gesneria family.
Show More

Origin of gesneriad

1880–85; < New Latin Gesneri(a) a genus name (after K. von Gesner; see -ia) + -ad1
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018