noun cle·o·me \klēˈōmē\

Definition of cleome

  1. 1 capitalized :  a large genus of herbs or low shrubs (family Capparidaceae) having showy flowers with clawed petals and an elongate-linear stalked pod — see spider flower

  2. 2 plural -s :  any plant of the genus Cleome

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