[ji-rey-nee-uh m] /dʒɪˈreɪ ni əm/
any of numerous plants of the genus Geranium, which comprises the crane’s-bills.
the , G. maculatum, of eastern North America, having loose clusters of lavender flowers.
Also called stork’s-bill. any of various plants of the allied genus Pelargonium, native to southern Africa, having showy flowers or fragrant leaves, widely cultivated in gardens and as houseplants.
a flower of this plant.
a vivid red color.
any cultivated geraniaceous plant of the genus Pelargonium, having scarlet, pink, or white showy flowers See also pelargonium, rose geranium, lemon geranium
any geraniaceous plant of the genus Geranium, such as cranesbill and herb Robert, having divided leaves and pink or purplish flowers
a strong red to a moderate or strong pink colour
1540s, from Latin geranium, from Greek geranion, the plant name, diminutive of geranos “crane” (cognate with Latin grus, English crane (n.)), from supposed resemblance of seed pods to cranes’ bills; the native name was also cranebill. As a color name from 1842.
noun 1. the plant family Geraniaceae, typified by herbaceous plants or small shrubs having lobed leaves, showy flowers, and slender, beak-shaped fruit, and including the crane’s-bills, stork’s-bills, and cultivated geraniums of the genus Pelargonium.
[gee-rahr] /ˈgi rɑr/ noun 1. an ancient city in Palestine, near the Mediterranean: now an archaeological site in Israel. a region; lodging-place, a very ancient town and district in the south border of Palestine, which was ruled over by a king named Abimelech (Gen. 10:19; 20:1, 2). Abraham sojourned here, and perhaps Isaac was born […]
[juh-rahrd] /dʒəˈrɑrd/ noun 1. Also, Gé·rard·. a male given name, form of . [zhey-rahr] /ʒeɪˈrɑr/ noun 1. Comte Étienne Maurice [kawnt ey-tyen moh-rees] /kɔ̃t eɪˈtyɛn moʊˈris/ (Show IPA), 1773–1852, French marshal under Napoleon. /French ʒerar/ noun 1. François (Pascal Simon), Baron. 1770–1837, French painter, court painter to Napoleon I and Louis XVIII masc. proper name, […]
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[ner-val] /nɛrˈval/ noun 1. Gérard de [zhey-rar duh] /ʒeɪˈrar də/ (Show IPA), (Gérard Labrunie) 1808–55, French writer. /French nɛrval/ noun 1. Gérard de (ʒerar də), real name Gérard Labrunie. 1808–55, French poet, noted esp for the sonnets of mysticism, myth, and private passion in Les Chimères (1854)