dahlia

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A dahlia flower

Etymology[edit]

Named 1791 after Anders Dahl, by Spanish botanist Antonio José Cavanilles.

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Noun[edit]

dahlia ‎(plural dahlias)

  1. Any plant of the genus Dahlia, tuberous perennial flowering plants native to Mexico.

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References[edit]

  • dahlia” in Douglas Harper, Online Etymology Dictionary (2001).