any plant of the genus Geum, comprising the avens.
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How to use geum in a sentence
Herbaceous vegetation consists largely of muhly grass, geum, and avens.Life History and Ecology of the Five-lined Skink, Eumeces fasciatus | Henry S. Fitch
Bennet, ben′et, n. the herb Bennet or common avens (geum urbanum), a yellow-flowered wayside plant throughout Europe.
Some specimens of geum rivale (a plant very liable to become prolified) in my possession show this very clearly.Vegetable Teratology | Maxwell T. Masters
Avens, the English name of two rosaceous plants of the genus geum.
I know of nothing else like the geum we are now considering.Seed Dispersal | William J. Beal
British Dictionary definitions for geum
any herbaceous plant of the rosaceous genus Geum, having compound leaves and red, orange, or white flowers: See also avens
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