Definition of Chrysanthemum

1. Noun. The flower of a chrysanthemum plant.

Generic synonyms: Bloom, Blossom, Flower



2. Noun. Any of numerous perennial Old World herbs having showy brightly colored flower heads of the genera Chrysanthemum, Argyranthemum, Dendranthema, Tanacetum; widely cultivated.

Definition of Chrysanthemum

1. n. A genus of composite plants, mostly perennial, and of many species including the many varieties of garden chrysanthemums (annual and perennial), and also the feverfew and the oxeye daisy.

Definition of Chrysanthemum

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

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Chrysanthemum

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chrysanthemum

chronovisors
chronozone
chronozones
chrons
chroococcals
chrosomal abnormality
chrys-
chrysalid
chrysalides
chrysalids
chrysalis
chrysalises
chrysaniline
chrysanilines
chrysanth
chrysanthemum (current term)
chrysanthemum-carboxylic acids
chrysanthemum dog
chrysanthemumlike
chrysanthemums
chrysanths
chrysarobin
chrysarobins
chrysazin
chrysazine
chryselephantine
chrysene
chrysenes
chrysiasis
chrysin

Literary usage of Chrysanthemum

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1. Hortus Kewensis; Or, A Catalogue of the Plants Cultivated in the Royal by William Aiton (1813)
"Lilac-colour'd Indian chrysanthemum. Ч. Copper-colour'd Indian chrysanthemum, $. ... Tongue-leaved chrysanthemum. Nat. of Italy and Portugal. ..."

2. Gardeners Chronicle, the Horticultural Trade Journal (1897)
"Among the descriptive lists, official and otherwise, the catalogues of the National chrysanthemum Society, the American chrysanthemum Society, ..."

3. Poetry of the Seasons by Mary Isabella Lovejoy (1898)
"0 loved not for thy sake alone, chrysanthemum ; Not for a beauty all thine own, chrysanthemum ; For fair blooms to the springtime known, For bright hues to ..."

4. Greenhouse Management: A Manual for Florists and Flower Lovers on the by Levi Rawson Taft (1898)
"The chrysanthemum was introduced into Europe about two hundred years ago, ... The present century probably covers the history of the chrysanthemum in ..."

5. The Flower Garden: Or, Breck's Book of Flowers; in which are Described All by Joseph Breck (1856)
"The fine double varieties are propagated by cutting. chrysanthemum ... —Tricolored chrysanthemum. — A hardy annual from Barbary, one and a half or two feet ..."

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