rose geranium

rose geranium

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

Origin:
1825–35

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

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