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Related to celosia: Celosia argentea
[New Latin Cēlosia, genus name, from Greek kēlos, dry, burnt (from its color), from kaiein, to burn.]
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(Plants) See cockscomb2
[New Latin, from Greek kēlos dry, burnt (from the appearance of the flowers of some species)]
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|Noun||1.||Celosia - 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
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