[gur-ber-uh, jur-] /ˈgɜr bər ə, ˈdʒɜr-/

any of various composite plants of the genus Gerbera, native to Africa and Asia, having showy, many-rayed flowers ranging from yellow to red.
any plant of the perennial genus Gerbera, esp the Barberton daisy from S. Africa, G. jamesonii, grown, usually as a greenhouse plant, for its large brightly coloured daisy-like flowers: family Asteraceae

1880, from Modern Latin (1737), named for German naturalist Traugott Gerber (1710-1743).


Read Also:

  • Gerd

    [gaird] /gɛərd/ noun, Scandinavian Mythology. 1. the daughter of a giant and the consort of Frey, who wooed her through his servant Skirnir. [gurd] /gɜrd/ noun 1. . gastroesophageal reflux disease

  • Gerenuk

    [ger-uh-noo k, guh-ren-uh k] /ˈgɛr əˌnʊk, gəˈrɛn ək/ noun 1. a reddish-brown antelope, Litocranius walleri, of eastern Africa, having a long, slender neck. /ˈɡɛrɪˌnʊk/ noun 1. a slender E African antelope, Litocranius walleri, with a long thin neck and backward-curving horns

  • Gereology

    noun See geratology

  • Gerfalcon

    [jur-fawl-kuh n, -fal-, -faw-] /ˈdʒɜrˌfɔl kən, -ˌfæl-, -ˌfɔ-/ noun 1. . /ˈdʒɜːˌfɔːlkən; -ˌfɔːkən/ noun 1. a variant spelling of gyrfalcon

Disclaimer: Gerbera definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.