salpiglossis

/ (ˌsælpɪˈɡlɒsɪs) /

noun

any solanaceous plant of the Chilean genus Salpiglossis, some species of which are cultivated for their bright funnel-shaped flowers

Nearby words

  1. salopian,
  2. salp,
  3. salpa,
  4. salpicon,
  5. salpiform,
  6. salpingectomy,
  7. salpingemphraxis,
  8. salpinges,
  9. salpingian,
  10. salpingitis

Word Origin for salpiglossis

C19: New Latin, from Greek salpinx trumpet + glōssa tongue

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