Definitions of geranium
  1. noun
    any of numerous plants of the family Geraniaceae
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    crane's bill, cranesbill
    any of numerous geraniums of the genus Geranium
    Pelargonium graveolens, rose geranium, sweet-scented geranium
    any of several southern African geraniums having fragrant three-lobed to five-lobed leaves and pink flowers
    Pelargonium hortorum, bedding geranium, fish geranium, zonal pelargonium
    an upright geranium having scalloped leaves with a broad color zone inside the margin and white or pink or red flowers
    Pelargonium peltatum, hanging geranium, ivy geranium, ivy-leaved geranium
    a commonly cultivated trailing South American plant with peltate leaves and rosy flowers
    Pelargonium odoratissimum, apple geranium, nutmeg geranium
    geranium with round fragrant leaves and small white flowers
    Pelargonium limoneum, lemon geranium
    a common garden geranium with lemon-scented foliage
    heron's bill, storksbill
    any of various plants of the genus Erodium
    Geranium maculatum, spotted cranesbill, wild geranium
    common wild geranium of eastern North America with deeply parted leaves and rose-purple flowers
    Geranium pratense, meadow cranesbill
    tall perennial cranesbill with paired violet-blue axillary flowers; native to northern parts of Old World and naturalized in North America
    Geranium richardsonii, Richardson's geranium
    geranium of western North America having branched clusters of white or pale pink flowers
    Geranium robertianum, herb robert, herb roberts, herbs robert
    a sticky low herb with small reddish-purple flowers; widespread in the northern hemisphere
    Geranium viscosissimum, sticky geranium
    geranium of western North America having pinkish-purple flowers in open clusters
    Geranium molle, dove's foot geranium
    western geranium with small pink flowers; a common weed on lawns and in vacant lots
    Erodium cicutarium, alfilaria, alfileria, clocks, filaree, filaria, pin clover, pin grass, redstem storksbill
    European weed naturalized in southwestern United States and Mexico having reddish decumbent stems with small fernlike leaves and small deep reddish-lavender flowers followed by slender fruits that stick straight up; often grown for forage
    Erodium moschatum, musk clover, muskus grass, white-stemmed filaree
    low annual European herb naturalized in America; similar to alfilaria
    Erodium texanum, Texas storksbill
    of prairies and desert areas of southwestern United States and Mexico
    type of:
    herb, herbaceous plant
    a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
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