WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
cal•a•the•a (kal′ə thē′ə),USA pronunciation n.
- Plant Biologyany of various tropical American plants of the genus Calathea, some of which have colorful, variegated leaves and are often cultivated as houseplants.
- Neo-Latin; see kalathos, -ea
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