What is another word for geranium?

Pronunciation: [d͡ʒəɹˈe͡ɪni͡əm] (IPA)

Geranium is a flowering plant that is popular for its bright and colorful flowers. The word geranium is a common term, but it can also be called by different names. One of the synonyms for geranium is pelargonium - this is often used interchangeably as both belong to the same plant family. Another synonym is storksbill, as geranium leaves have a shape similar to a bird's beak. The plant can also be referred to as cranesbill, due to the shape of the seed pods. In some regions, geraniums are called rozha, which is a Russian name for the plant. Regardless of its name, geraniums are a beloved and cheerful addition to any garden.

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Usage examples for Geranium

The rose-water, slice of lemon, geranium leaves, and other finger-bowl refinements in favor for dinners are out of place at breakfast.
"The Myrtle Reed Cook Book"
Myrtle Reed
When the tears were quite dried he gave her a white geranium to plant in her own garden, and went back to his work.
"The Literary Sense"
E. Nesbit
Charling took the geranium with pretty thanks and kisses, but she felt it a burden, none the less.
"The Literary Sense"
E. Nesbit

Famous quotes with Geranium

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    James Burke (science historian)

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