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See also: Petunia, pétunia, and petúnia

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EtymologyEdit

From New Latin Petunia, from (now obsolete) French petun (the tobacco plant), from Portuguese petum (tobacco), from Paraguayan Guaraní pety.[1]

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NounEdit

petunia (plural petunias)

  1. Any of the flowering plants of genus Petunia, of which most garden varieties are hybrids.
    • 2002, Larry Hodgson, Annuals for Every Purpose, page 57,
      Usually petunias are quite pest free, but aphids are occasional problems.
    • 2003, Norman Winter, Tough-As-Nails Flowers for the South, page 39,
      The small purple petunias are produced in profusion and without ceasing during the entire season.
    • 2013, Jan Riggenbach, Your Midwest Garden: An Owner's Manual, page 18,
      Closely related calibrachoas, often called miniature petunias, offer dainty petunia-like blossoms that are perfect for planting in pots.
      No matter what type of petunias you choose, they all prefer plenty of sun.
  2. A dark purple colour, like that of some petunia flowers.
    petunia colour:  

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AdjectiveEdit

petunia (not comparable)

  1. Of a dark purple colour, like that of some petunia flowers.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ petunia” in Douglas Harper, Online Etymology Dictionary, 2001–2019.

FinnishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From New Latin Petunia, from French petun (obsolete word for the tobacco plant), from Portuguese petum (tobacco), from Paraguayan Guaraní pety.

NounEdit

petunia

  1. petunia

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of petunia (Kotus type 12/kulkija, no gradation)
nominative petunia petuniat
genitive petunian petunioiden
petunioitten
partitive petuniaa petunioita
illative petuniaan petunioihin
singular plural
nominative petunia petuniat
accusative nom. petunia petuniat
gen. petunian
genitive petunian petunioiden
petunioitten
petuniainrare
partitive petuniaa petunioita
inessive petuniassa petunioissa
elative petuniasta petunioista
illative petuniaan petunioihin
adessive petunialla petunioilla
ablative petunialta petunioilta
allative petunialle petunioille
essive petuniana petunioina
translative petuniaksi petunioiksi
instructive petunioin
abessive petuniatta petunioitta
comitative petunioineen

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ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From New Latin Petunia, from French petun (obsolete word for the tobacco plant), from Portuguese petum (tobacco), from Paraguayan Guaraní pety.

NounEdit

petunia f (plural petunie)

  1. petunia (flower)

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Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

From New Latin Petunia, from French petun, from Guaraní pety.

NounEdit

petunia m (definite singular petuniaen, indefinite plural petuniaer or petunia, definite plural petuniaene)

  1. petunia

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

From New Latin Petunia, from French petun, from Guaraní pety.

NounEdit

petunia m (definite singular petuniaen, indefinite plural petuniaer or petuniaar, definite plural petuniaene or petuniaane)

  1. petunia

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SpanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /peˈtunja/, [peˈt̪unja]

NounEdit

petunia f (plural petunias)

  1. petunia

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