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- proper n. A taxonomic genus within the family Geraniaceae — the geraniums.
- n. an extract of the rose geranium, Pelargonium sidoides, used as an alternative medicine
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- proper n. A large genus of plants of the order Geraniaceæ, differing from Geranium in having a spurred calyx and an irregular corolla.
From Ancient Greek πελαργός (pelargos, "stork"), named by botanist Charles Louis L'Héritier de Brutelle (1746-1800). (Wiktionary)