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cineraria

[sin-uh-rair-ee-uh] /ˌsɪn əˈrɛər i ə/
noun
1.
any of several horticultural varieties of a composite plant, Senecio hybridus, of the Canary Islands, having clusters of flowers with white, blue, purple, red, or variegated rays.
Origin of cineraria
1590-1600
1590-1600; < New Latin, feminine of cinerārius ashen, equivalent to Latin ciner- (stem of cinis ashes) + -ārius -ary; so named from ash-colored down on leaves

cinerarium

[sin-uh-rair-ee-uh m] /ˌsɪn əˈrɛər i əm/
noun, plural cineraria
[sin-uh-rair-ee-uh] /ˌsɪn əˈrɛər i ə/ (Show IPA)
1.
a place for depositing the ashes of the dead after cremation.
Origin
1875-80; < Latin; see cineraria, -arium
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cineraria

/ˌsɪnəˈrɛərɪə/
noun
1.
a plant, Senecio cruentus, of the Canary Islands, widely cultivated for its blue, purple, red, or variegated daisy-like flowers: family Asteraceae (composites)
Word Origin
C16: from New Latin, from Latin cinerārius of ashes, from cinis ashes; from its downy leaves

cinerarium

/ˌsɪnəˈrɛərɪəm/
noun (pl) -raria (-ˈrɛərɪə)
1.
a place for keeping the ashes of the dead after cremation
Derived Forms
cinerary (ˈsɪnərərɪ) adjective
Word Origin
C19: from Latin, from cinerārius relating to ashes; see cineraria
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