noun ge·ra·ni·um \jə-ˈrā-nē-əm, -nyəm\

: a plant that is grown for its red, white, pink, or purple flowers

Full Definition of GERANIUM

:  any of a widely distributed genus (Geranium of the family Geraniaceae, the geranium family) of plants having regular usually white, pink, or purple flowers with elongated styles and glands that alternate with the petals —called also cranesbill
:  a vivid or strong red

Origin of GERANIUM

New Latin, from Latin, geranium, from Greek geranion, from diminutive of geranos crane — more at crane
First Known Use: 1548

Rhymes with GERANIUM

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unmistakable, remarkable, or voluptuous
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