Definition of doronicum in English:

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doronicum

Pronunciation: /dəˈränəkəm/

noun (plural doronicums)

A plant of the genus Doronicum in the daisy family, especially (in gardening) leopard’s bane.
Example sentences
  • The advantage for doronicums of being grown in shade is that their bright-yellow daisies don't bleach, as they do in sun.
  • Cut down spring flowering perennials - e.g. pulmonarias and doronicums - after flowering to produce a neat mound of new foliage.
  • Plant near purple honesty, the golden daisylike doronicums, orange and yellow wallflowers, or yellow and bronzy pansies.

Origin

Modern Latin (Linnaeus), from modern Greek dōronikon, from Persian darūnak.

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Syllabification: do·ron·i·cum

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