Definition of cineraria in English:

cineraria

noun

  • A plant of the daisy family with compact masses of bright flowers, cultivated as a winter-flowering pot plant.

    • ‘In coastal areas, set out bedding begonias and cinerarias.’
    • ‘In mild-winter climates, you can put the azaleas, cineraria, and hydrangea outdoors after the holidays.’
    • ‘Blue is a harder colour to find in the winter garden but appears in iris, cinerarias, pansies and violas.’
    • ‘In zones 15-17, you can also plant cineraria, nemesia, and schizanthus.’

Origin

Modern Latin, feminine of Latin cinerarius of ashes, from cinis, ciner- ashes (because of the ash-coloured down on the leaves).

Pronunciation:

cineraria

/ˌsɪnəˈrɛːrɪə/