immortelle

[ im-awr-tel ]
/ ˌɪm ɔrˈtɛl /

noun

an everlasting plant or flower, especially Xeranthemum annuum.

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Origin of immortelle

1825–35; <French, noun use of feminine of immortelimmortal; see -elle
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British Dictionary definitions for immortelle

immortelle
/ (ˌɪmɔːˈtɛl) /

noun

any of various plants, mostly of the family Asteraceae (composites), that retain their colour when dried, esp Xeranthemum annuumAlso called: everlasting, everlasting flower

Word Origin for immortelle

C19: from French (fleur) immortelle everlasting (flower)
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