Definition of epimedium in English:


Line breaks: epi|medium
Pronunciation: /ˌɛpɪˈmiːdɪəm

noun (plural epimediums)

  • A creeping plant of a genus which includes barrenwort.
    • Genus Epimedium, family Berberidaceae
    More example sentences
    • Cut away the old foliage of Lenten lilies and epimediums so that you can see the flowers properly before the new leaves are produced.
    • Good companion plants include heuchera, heucherella, tiarella, epimedium, and pulmonaria.
    • Pretty geraniums and epimediums provide ground cover and the outer path is sheltered with a seven-metre tall pergola.


modern Latin, from Greek epimēdion.

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