Freesia meaning

frē'zhə, -zhē-ə, -zē-ə
Any of several plants of the genus Freesia, native to southern Africa, having clusters of fragrant, variously colored flowers borne on one side of the stem.
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Any of a genus (Freesia) of South African bulbous plants of the iris family, with fragrant, usually white or yellow, funnel-shaped flowers.
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Any flowering plant of the genus Freesia, native to South Africa.
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A taxonomic genus within the family Iridaceae.
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Origin of freesia

  • New Latin after Friedrich Heinrich Theodor Freese (1795–1876), German physician
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition