cranesbills

cranesbills
n. geranium (Botany)

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  • Geranium — This article is about the botanical genus called Geranium. For the garden plants often called geranium , see Pelargonium. For other uses, see Geranium (disambiguation). Not to be confused with Germanium. Geranium Geranium dissectum …   Wikipedia

  • Geraniaceae — Taxobox name = Geraniaceae image width = 240px image caption = Geranium robertianum regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Geraniales familia = Geraniaceae familia authority = Juss. subdivision ranks = Genera… …   Wikipedia

  • Pelargonium — Geraniums P. graveolens Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae …   Wikipedia

  • geranium — 1. noun a) Any flowering plant of the genus Geranium, the cranesbills, of family Geraniaceae. b) The common name for flowering plants of the genus Pelargonium. Syn …   Wiktionary

  • geranium — [dʒɪ reɪnɪəm] noun a herbaceous plant or small shrub of a genus that comprises the cranesbills and their relatives. [Genus Geranium.] ↘(in general use) a cultivated pelargonium. Origin mod. L., from Gk geranion, from geranos crane …   English new terms dictionary

  • geranium — ► NOUN 1) a herbaceous plant or small shrub of a genus that comprises the cranesbills. 2) (in general use) a cultivated pelargonium. ORIGIN Greek geranion, from geranos crane …   English terms dictionary

  • genus Geranium — noun genus of mostly North American geraniums: cranesbills • Hypernyms: ↑plant genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Geraniaceae, ↑family Geraniaceae, ↑geranium family • Member Meronyms: ↑cranesbill, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Geraniales — noun an order of plants of subclass Rosidae including geraniums and many other plants; see Euphorbiaceae; Geraniaceae; Rutaceae; Malpighiaceae; Simaroubaceae; Meliaceae; Zygophyllaceae; Tropaeolaceae • Syn: ↑order Geraniales • Hypernyms: ↑plant… …   Useful english dictionary

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