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canna

[kan-uh] /ˈkæn ə/
noun
1.
any of various tropical plants of the genus Canna, cultivated for their large, usually brightly colored leaves and showy flowers.
Origin
1655-1665
1655-65; < Neo-Latin, Latin: reed; see cane
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  • It's grand, and you canna expect to be baith grand and comfortable.
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canna

/ˈkænə/
noun
1.
any of various tropical plants constituting the genus Canna, having broad leaves and red or yellow showy flowers for which they are cultivated: family Cannaceae
Word Origin
C17: from New Latin cane1
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