geum

UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈdʒiːəm/US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(jēəm)


WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
ge•um  (jēəm),USA pronunciation n. 
  1. Plant Biologyany plant of the genus Geum, comprising the avens.
  • Neo-Latin; Latin gaeum, geum (in Pliny) a plant of uncertain identity
  • 1540–50

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
geum /ˈdʒiːəm/ n
  1. any herbaceous plant of the rosaceous genus Geum, having compound leaves and red, orange, or white flowers
Etymology: 19th Century: New Latin, from Latin: herb bennet, avens
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