Definitions

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  • proper n. A taxonomic genus within the family Geraniaceae — the cranesbills.

Etymologies

From Ancient Greek γέρανος (geranos, "crane"). (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • If, therefore, I should at any time blunder out the word Geranium, he would say Pelargonium, and perhaps accuse me of ignorance, or blame me for vulgarity.

    Life of William Carey

  • Call her the -- the 'Geranium' -- the 'Sunflower' -- what's the name of that doll baby of yours?

    Shavings

  • He also shared his Iris cristata, a dwarf member of the iris family that lives in shady areas and has small blue flowers, and a type of hardy geranium called Geranium phaeum 'Samobor,' whose notched green leaves have big purple blotches.

    My Not-So-Exotic Garden

  • Added: This has been identified as Geranium dissectum.

    Wordless Wildflower Wednesday « Fairegarden

  • The summit of Natma Taung (Mt. Victoria), in northwest Myanmar, is a southern enclave of the Palearctic temperate flora and a refugium for several species such as Geranium spp.

    Chin Hills-Arakan Yoma montane forests

  • We chatted and got quite good friends and at last passed by the "Geranium," a highly respectable establishment, where, you know they admit ladies as well as gentlemen.

    Three Hats A Farcical Comedy in Three Acts

  • The Complex surrounds a five star Deluxe Hotel, consisting of 255 Luxurious Rooms & 20 themed Deluxe Suites offering splendid views to the "Geranium" mountains and the "Corinthian"

    TravelDailyNews.com

  • For example, the red and orange in the "Geranium" card signify movement and birth.

    Summit Daily News - Top Stories

  • Last week in this space, he said that Alexander Shepherd's summer mansion, Bleak House, was in the area that is now bounded by Alaska Avenue, Holly Street, Geranium Street and 13th Street NW.

    Answer Man: A Starbucks, a Safeway - and a cemetery

  • In addition to conjuring her fruity spreads such as this summer's sublime Strawberry Rose Geranium, Ms. Taylor has just expanded her collection of herbal-infused sweetened syrups, all of which inspire culinary adventurousness.

    Bits & Bites: News You Can Eat

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