celosia

[si-loh-zhuh, -zhee-uh]
noun
any plant of the genus Celosia, having small, usually red or yellowish flowers in dense, crested or plumelike spikes. Compare cockscomb ( def 3 ).

Origin:
< Neo-Latin (Linnaeus), apparently an irregular derivative of Greek kḗleos burning, from the burnt appearance of the flowers of some species; see -ia

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celosia (səˈləʊsɪə)
 
n
See cockscomb
 
[New Latin, from Greek kēlos dry, burnt (from the appearance of the flowers of some species)]

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If you get a little confused on your celosia groups, this is the one commonly called flamingo feather.
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