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Any of various tropical American herbs of the genus Browallia in the nightshade family, cultivated for its blue, violet, or white flowers.

[New Latin Browallia, genus name, after Bishop John Browall (1707-1755), Swedish botanist.]


any plant of the Browallia genus of South American flowering plants
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Noun1.browallia - any of several herbs of the genus Browallia cultivated for their blue or violet or white flowers
flower - a plant cultivated for its blooms or blossoms
genus Browallia - small genus of tropical South American annuals
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