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xeranthemum

/ (zɪəˈrænθəməm) /
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noun
any of a Mediterranean genus of plants having flower heads that are dry and retain their colour and shape for years: family Asteraceae (composites)See also immortelle
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Word Origin for xeranthemum

C18: New Latin, from Greek xero- + anthemon flower
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