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fish geranium

noun
Origin of fish geranium
1860-1865
1860-65, Americanism
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  • A fish-geranium—of all plants kept for the recreation of mankind, certainly the greatest illusion—straggled under the window.

    Urban Sketches Bret Harte
  • I lit a cigar, and, drawing my chair to the window, sought surcease of sorrow in the contemplation of the fish-geranium.

    Urban Sketches Bret Harte

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