Definitions of canna
  1. noun
    any plant of the genus Canna having large sheathing leaves and clusters of large showy flowers
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    Canna generalis, canna lily
    plants grown for their large bright yellow to red flowers
    Canna edulis, Canna indica, achira, arrowroot, indian shot
    canna grown especially for its edible rootstock from which arrowroot starch is obtained
    type of:
    herb, herbaceous plant
    a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
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