Definitions for kalanchoeˌkæl ənˈkoʊ i, ˈkæl ənˌtʃoʊ
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
kal•an•cho•eˌkæl ənˈkoʊ i, ˈkæl ənˌtʃoʊ(n.)(pl.)-cho•es.
any of several succulent plants or shrubs of the genus Kalanchoe, of the stonecrop family, having small red flowers.
Origin of kalanchoe:
1820–30; < NL (1763)
Any of the genus Kalanchoe of tropical, succulent flowering plants.
Origin: From the genus name.
U.S. National Library of Medicine
A plant genus of the family CRASSULACEAE. Members contain bryophyllins (also called bryotoxins) which are bufadienolides (BUFANOLIDES) that have insecticidal activity.