Definition of geum in English:

geum

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Pronunciation: /ˈdʒiːəm
 
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noun

  • A plant of a genus which comprises the avens.
    • Genus Geum, family Rosaceae
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    • These include the dahlias and impatiens as well as roses, cyclamen, nicotiana, geum and the darkening petals of Sedum spectabile.
    • Water Avens is another name for this species of geum which, unlike the rest of the genus, is a moisture-loving plant that will do well in damp places by a pond.
    • Many kinds can go into the ground now, including asters, chrysanthemums, diascia, gaura, geranium, geum, and penstemon.

Origin

modern Latin, variant of Latin gaeum.

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