What does Petunia mean?

Definitions for Petunia
pɪˈtu nyə, -ni ə, -ˈtyu-Pe·tu·nia

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. petunia(noun)

    any of numerous tropical herbs having fluted funnel-shaped flowers

  2. genus Petunia, Petunia(noun)

    annual or perennial herbs or shrubs of tropical South America

Wiktionary

  1. petunia(Noun)

    A genus of flowering plants of the genus Petunia; most garden varieties are hybrids.

  2. petunia(Adjective)

    Of a dark purple colour, like that of some petunia flowers.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Petunia(noun)

    a genus of solanaceous herbs with funnelform or salver-shaped corollas. Two species are common in cultivation, Petunia violacera, with reddish purple flowers, and P. nyctaginiflora, with white flowers. There are also many hybrid forms with variegated corollas

    Etymology: [NL., fr. Braz. petun tobacco.]

Freebase

  1. Petunia

    Petunia is genus of 35 species of flowering plants of South American origin, closely related to tobacco, cape gooseberries, tomatoes, deadly nightshades, potatoes and chili peppers; in the family Solanaceae. The popular flower of the same name derived its epithet from the French, which took the word petun, meaning "tobacco," from a Tupi–Guarani language. An annual, most of the varieties seen in gardens are hybrids.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Petunia

    pē-tū′ni-a, n. a Brazilian genus of ornamental plants of the nightshade family, with small undivided leaves and showy funnel-form flowers. [Amer. Ind. petun, tobacco.]

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Petunia

    A plant genus of the family SOLANACEAE. Members contain steroidal glycosides.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Petunia in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Petunia in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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