youth-and-old-age

/yoohth"euhn ohld'ayj", -euhnd/, n.
a stiff-growing, erect composite plant, Zinnia elegans, of Mexico, having large, solitary flowers with yellow-to-purple disks and usually red rays.
[1890-95, Amer.]

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