Etymology
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geranium (n.)

1540s, from Latin geranium, from Greek geranion, the plant name, diminutive of geranos "crane" (cognate with Latin grus; see crane (n.)). So called from shape resemblance of seed pods to cranes' bills; the native name in English also was cranebill. As a color name from 1842.

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Definitions of geranium

geranium (n.)
any of numerous plants of the family Geraniaceae;
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