chrysanthemum

See also: Chrysanthemum

EnglishEdit

 
Yellow chrysanthemums

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek χρυσός (khrusós, gold) and ἄνθεμον (ánthemon, flower), from ἄνθος (ánthos, flower).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /krɪˈsænθəməm/

NounEdit

chrysanthemum (plural chrysanthemums or chrysanthema)

  1. Any of many flowering perennial plants, of the genus Chrysanthemum, native to China, that have showy radiate heads.

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