Definition of Limonium
: a genus of annual or perennial sometimes shrubby herbs (family Plumbaginaceae) with leaves usually radical and flowers in cymose panicles or spikes and subtended by scaly bracts — see sea lavender
Love words? You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.
Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:
- More than 250,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
- Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
- Advanced search features
- Ad free!
Origin and Etymology of limonium
New Latin, from Greek leimōnion sea lavender, from leimōn meadow
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up Limonium? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).