ka·lan·cho·e (kă′lən-kōē, kə-lăng-kə-wē′, kălən-chō′)
Any of several succulent plants of the genus Kalanchoe, often cultivated as houseplants for their fleshy leaves and colorful flowers.
[New Latin Kalanchoe, probably from a Chinese source akin to Cantonese gaa1 laam4 coi3 : gaa1 laam4, Buddhist monastery (from Middle Chinese kɦia lam, short for səə̆ŋ kɦia lam mua, from Sanskrit saṃghārāmaḥ : saṃghaḥ, sangha; see SANGHA + ārāmaḥ, pleasure grove) + coi3, vegetable, greens; see BOK CHOY.]
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