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geranium

Pronunciation: /dʒəˈreɪniəm/

Translation of geranium in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 (popular use) geranio (masculine), malvón (masculine) (Mexico/México) (River Plate area/Río de la Plata)
    Example sentences
    • He filled the gutter with a mixture of weedless topsoil, finely screened compost and peat moss and planted his favorites - geraniums - in the mini planter.
    • Containers are planted with geraniums and petunias in Ann's favorite colors - pink, lavender, and cerise.
    • I filled it with some organic matter, planted bright red geraniums in the center and placed trailing ivy along the outer edges.
    1.2 (technical use) geraniácea (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • The species of Crane's-bills, or wild geraniums, take their name from their distinctive bird's-bill-shaped seed cases.
    • Is there any blue half so pure, and deep, and tender, as that of the large crane's bill, the geranium pratense of the botanists?
    • Other plants like the hardy geraniums proved easy to remove, with buds of new growth indicating their position and neat clumps of roots that fitted snugly into the waiting pots.

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