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  1. Celosia, genus Celosianoun

    annual or perennial herbs or vines of tropical and subtropical America and Asia and Africa

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  1. Celosia

    Celosia is a small genus of edible and ornamental plants in the amaranth family, Amaranthaceae. The generic name is derived from the Greek word κηλος, meaning "burned," and refers to the flame-like flower heads. Species are commonly known as woolflowers, or, if the flower heads are crested by fasciation, cockscombs. The plants are well known in East Africa’s highlands and are used under their Swahili name, mfungu.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Celosia

    A plant genus of the family AMARANTHACEAE. Young leaves are used as vegetables in Asia. Members contain betacyanins, celogentins, betaxanthin, and celosian.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of celosia in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of celosia in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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