Advertisement

Advertisement

rose geranium

noun

  1. a geranium, Pelargonium graveolens, cultivated for its fragrant, lobed or narrowly divided leaves.


rose geranium

noun

  1. a small geraniaceous shrub, Pelargonium graveolens , grown in North America for its pink flowers and fragrant leaves, used for scenting perfumes and cosmetics


Discover More

Word History and Origins

Origin of rose geranium1

First recorded in 1825–35

Discover More

Example Sentences

The window frame was filled with pots of flowers, and she sat and picked the dry leaves from a rose geranium.

I certainly do like to have plenty of healthy rose geranium on hand when I make apple jelly.

Two of the former were the especial pride and delight of the little girls; the one a rose geranium belonging to Maggie.

The breeze, scented with rose geranium, touched her forehead like the healing and delicate stroke of his fingers.

The fresh leaf of a rose geranium gives a pleasing flavor, for occasional use.

Advertisement

Word of the Day

absquatulate

[ab-skwoch-uh-leyt ]

Meaning and examples

Start each day with the Word of the Day in your inbox!

By clicking "Sign Up", you are accepting Dictionary.com Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policies.

Advertisement

Advertisement

Advertisement


rosefishrose gold