Geranium

Definition of Geranium

Ge`ra´ni`um   Pronunciation: jė`rā´nĭ`ŭm
n.1.
1.(Bot.) A genus of plants having a beaklike torus or receptacle, around which the seed capsules are arranged, and membranous projections, or stipules, at the joints. Most of the species have showy flowers and a pungent odor. Called sometimes crane's-bill.
2.(Floriculture) A cultivated pelargonium.

Related Words

apple geranium, bedding geranium, crane's bill, cranesbill, family Geraniaceae, fish geranium, Geraniaceae, geranium family, hanging geranium, herb, herbaceous plant, heron's bill, ivy geranium, ivy-leaved geranium, lemon geranium, nutmeg geranium, Pelargonium graveolens, Pelargonium hortorum, Pelargonium limoneum, Pelargonium odoratissimum, Pelargonium peltatum, rose geranium, storksbill, sweet-scented geranium, zonal pelargonium
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