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Definition of petunia noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

petunia

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noun
BrE BrE//ˈtjuːniə//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈtuːniə//
 
 
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a garden plant with white, pink, purple or red flowers Word Originmodern Latin, from French petun, from Tupi-Guarani petȳ ‘tobacco’ (to which these plants are related).
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: petunia