freesia

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noun free·sia \ˈfrē-zh(ē-)ə, -zē-ə\

Definition of freesia

  1. :  any of a genus (Freesia) of sweet-scented African herbs of the iris family with usually red, pink, white, or yellow flowers

Origin and Etymology of freesia

New Latin, from F. H. T. Freese †1876 German physician


First Known Use: circa 1882


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