Definitions for gaillardiageɪˈlɑr di ə

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

gail•lar•di•ageɪˈlɑr di ə(n.)

  1. any composite plant of the genus Gaillardia, with yellow-rayed or red-rayed flower heads.

    Category: Plants

Origin of gaillardia:

1885–90; < NL, after Gaillard de Charentonneau, 18th-cent. French botanical amateur

Princeton's WordNet

  1. gaillardia(noun)

    any plant of western America of the genus Gaillardia having hairy leaves and long-stalked flowers in hot vibrant colors from golden yellow and copper to rich burgundy


  1. gaillardia(Noun)

    Any of several New World flowering plants of the genus Gaillardia


  1. Gaillardia

    Gaillardia, the blanket flowers, is a genus of drought-tolerant annual and perennial plants from the sunflower family, native to North and South America. It was named after M. Gaillard de Charentonneau, an 18th-century French magistrate who was a patron of botany. The common name refers to the inflorescence's resemblance to brightly patterned blankets made by native Americans.


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