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gaillardia

[gey-lahr-dee-uh] /geɪˈlɑr di ə/
noun
1.
any composite plant of the genus Gaillardia, including the blanket-flowers.
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90; < Neo-Latin, named after Gaillard de Charentonneau, 18th-century French botanical amateur; see -ia
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gaillardia

/ɡeɪˈlɑːdɪə/
noun
1.
any plant of the North American genus Gaillardia, having ornamental flower heads with yellow or red rays and purple discs: family Asteraceae (composites)
Word Origin
C19: from New Latin, named after Gaillard de Marentonneau, 18th-century French amateur botanist
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