Meaning of petunia

pe•tu•nia

Pronunciation: (pi-'nyu, -nē-u, -ty'-), [key]
— n.
  1. any garden plant belonging to the genus Petunia, of the nightshade family, native to tropical America, having funnel-shaped flowers of various colors.
  2. a deep, reddish purple.
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