rose geranium
noun Date: 1832 any of several pelargoniums grown for their fragrant 3- to 5-lobed leaves and small pink flowers

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  • rose geranium — n. any of several pelargoniums grown for their pleasant aroma …   English World dictionary

  • rose geranium — malonioji pelargonija statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Snaputinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, prieskoninis, vaistinis augalas (Pelargonium graveolens), paplitęs Afrikoje. Naudojamas maisto priedams (kvėpikliams) gaminti. atitikmenys: lot.… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • rose geranium — rose′ gera nium n. bot (boi pln) any of several plants of the genus Pelargonium, cultivated for their fragrant leaves • Etymology: 1825–35 …   From formal English to slang

  • rose geranium — noun any of several southern African geraniums having fragrant three lobed to five lobed leaves and pink flowers • Syn: ↑sweet scented geranium, ↑Pelargonium graveolens • Hypernyms: ↑geranium • Member Holonyms: ↑Pelargonium, ↑gen …   Useful english dictionary

  • rose geranium — a geranium, Pelargonium graveolens, cultivated for its fragrant, lobed or narrowly divided leaves. [1825 35] * * * …   Universalium

  • rose geranium — noun any of several flowering plants, of the genus pelargonium, having pink flowers and fragrant leaves; especially pelargonium graveolens, pelargonium roseum and pelargonium sidoides …   Wiktionary

  • rose-geranium oil — noun : geranium oil especially when obtained by distillation of leaves to which rose petals have been added …   Useful english dictionary

  • geranium — /ji ray nee euhm/, n. 1. any of numerous plants of the genus Geranium, which comprises the crane s bills. 2. the wild geranium, G. maculatum, of eastern North America, having loose clusters of lavender flowers. 3. Also called stork s bill. any of …   Universalium

  • rose-scent geranium — malonioji pelargonija statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Snaputinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, prieskoninis, vaistinis augalas (Pelargonium graveolens), paplitęs Afrikoje. Naudojamas maisto priedams (kvėpikliams) gaminti. atitikmenys: lot.… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • geranium — /dʒəˈreɪniəm / (say juh rayneeuhm) noun 1. any of the plants of the genus Geranium, most of which have pink or purple flowers, and some of which, as G. maculatum, have an astringent root used in medicine; cranesbill. 2. a plant of the allied… …   Australian English dictionary

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