Geranium

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Pelargonium graveolens

Synonyms:
Tian Shu Kui, Rose Geranium
Geranium (Wiktionary)

English

Etymology

From Ancient Greek γέρανος (géranos, crane), plus the Latin suffix -ium.

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -eɪniəm

Noun

geranium (plural geraniums or gerania)

  1. Any flowering plant of the genus Geranium, the cranesbills, of family Geraniaceae.
  2. The common name for flowering plants of the genus Pelargonium.
  3. A bright red color tinted with orange, like that of a scarlet geranium.

Synonyms

  • (Geranium): cranesbill
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