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(Plants) any solanaceous plant of the Chilean genus Salpiglossis, some species of which are cultivated for their bright funnel-shaped flowers
[C19: New Latin, from Greek salpinx trumpet + glōssa tongue]
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|Noun||1.||salpiglossis - any plant of the genus Salpiglossis|
herb, herbaceous plant - a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
genus Salpiglossis - small genus of herbs of the southern Andes having large showy flowers
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