Definition of Cosmea

1. Noun. Any of various mostly Mexican herbs of the genus Cosmos having radiate heads of variously colored flowers and pinnate leaves; popular fall-blooming annuals.

Exact synonyms: Cosmos
Generic synonyms: Flower
Group relationships: Genus Cosmos



Definition of Cosmea

1. a type of plant [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cosmea

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cosmea (current term)
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Literary usage of Cosmea

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1. The Ladies' Flower-garden of Ornamental Annuals. by Loudon (Jane) (1842)
"It was described and figured by Dr. Sims in the Bot. Mag., under the name of cosmea lútea; but it is quite evidently a Bidens, and it is called so in De ..."

2. Curtis's Botanical Magazine, Or, Flower-garden Displayed by John Sims (1815)
"cosmea lútea ¡ foliis ... of cosmea was taken at the garden of the Right Hon. Lord HOLLAND, in November 1812. ..."

3. Cyclopædia of India and of Eastern and Southern Asia, Commercial, Industrial by Edward Balfour (1871)
"cosmea BIPINNATA. The species of the genus cosmea, are mostly annual* and ornamental flowers, colours purple, ..."

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