pe·tu·nia (pĭ-tnyə, -tyn-)
1. Any of various widely cultivated South American plants of the genus Petunia of the nightshade family, having funnel-shaped flowers in a variety of colors.
2. A moderate to dark purple.
[New Latin Petunia, genus name, from obsolete French pétun, tobacco, from Portuguese petum, of Tupí-Guaraní origin.]
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