See also: zinnia

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TranslingualEdit

 
Zinnia flowers

EtymologyEdit

Named for the German botanist Johann Gottfried Zinn + -ia, from Zinn(tin), from an occupational surname for a tinsmith.

Proper nounEdit

Zinnia f

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Asteraceae – the zinnias.

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Proper nounEdit

Zinnia

  1. A female given name from the flower
    • 1999 Dick Francis: Second Wind: page 199:
      Zinnia had already attained fifty, I guessed, and wore a professional white coat over a grey flannel skirt. In spite of her colourful name she had short grey hair hair, no lipstick, flat-heeled shoes and an air of tiredness, - - -