rose geranium


rose geranium

rose geranium ExamplesWord Origin noun

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

Origin of rose geranium First recorded in 1825–35 Examples from the Web for rose geranium Historical Examples of rose geranium

  • It was just like Aunt Isabel to have rose-geranium in her finger-bowls!

    Missy

    Dana Gatlin

  • She wore a blue silk dress, and some rose-geranium blossoms and leaves in her hair.

    Pembroke

    Mary E. Wilkins Freeman

  • There was all through the room a sweet scent of rose-geranium, lemon verbena, and the clean, fresh fragrance of new-cut logs.

    Shadows of Flames

    Amelie Rives

  • It was the sharp scent of vigorous manhood in her quiet room, with its warm fragrance of green wood and rose-geranium.

    Shadows of Flames

    Amelie Rives

  • Elmira had tended a little pot of rose-geranium in a south window all winter.

    Jerome, A Poor Man

    Mary E. Wilkins Freeman

  • British Dictionary definitions for rose geranium 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

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