celosia

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ce·lo·sia

 (sə-lō′zhə, -zhē-ə)
n.

[New Latin Cēlosia, genus name, from Greek kēlos, dry, burnt (from its color), from kaiein, to burn.]

celosia

(səˈləʊsɪə)
n
(Plants) See cockscomb2
[New Latin, from Greek kēlos dry, burnt (from the appearance of the flowers of some species)]
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Noun1.celosia - annual or perennial herbs or vines of tropical and subtropical America and Asia and AfricaCelosia - annual or perennial herbs or vines of tropical and subtropical America and Asia and Africa
caryophylloid dicot genus - genus of relatively early dicotyledonous plants including mostly flowers
amaranth family, Amaranthaceae, family Amaranthaceae - cosmopolitan family of herbs and shrubs
Celosia argentea, red fox - weedy annual with spikes of silver-white flowers