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cyclamen

cy·cla·men

 (sī′klə-mən, sĭk′lə-)
n.
Any of various plants of the genus Cyclamen, especially a Mediterranean species (C. persicum) widely cultivated as a houseplant, having decorative leaves and showy, variously colored flowers with reflexed petals.

[New Latin Cyclamen, genus name, from Latin cyclamīnos, from Greek kuklamīnos, probably from kuklos, circle, wheel (perhaps from its bulbous roots); see cycle.]

cyclamen

(ˈsɪkləmən; -ˌmɛn)
n
(Plants) any Old World plant of the primulaceous genus Cyclamen, having nodding white, pink, or red flowers, with reflexed petals. See also sowbread
adj
(Colours) of a dark reddish-purple colour
[C16: from Medieval Latin, from Latin cyclamīnos, from Greek kuklaminos, probably from kuklos circle, referring to the bulb-like roots]

cy•cla•men

(ˈsaɪ klə mən, -ˌmɛn, ˈsɪk lə-)

n.
any plant of the genus Cyclamen, of the primrose family, having nodding white, purple, or red flowers with reflexed petals.
[1540–50; < New Latin, Medieval Latin < Greek kyklámīnos bulbous plant, akin to kýklos circle; see cycle]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cyclamen - Mediterranean plant widely cultivated as a houseplant for its showy dark green leaves splotched with silver and nodding white or pink to reddish flowers with reflexed petalscyclamen - Mediterranean plant widely cultivated as a houseplant for its showy dark green leaves splotched with silver and nodding white or pink to reddish flowers with reflexed petals
flower - a plant cultivated for its blooms or blossoms
genus Cyclamen - genus of widely cultivated flowering Eurasian herbs with centrally depressed rounded tubers and rounded heart-shaped leaves
Translations
ciklámen
cyklamen

cyclamen

[ˈsɪkləmən] Nciclamen m

cyclamen

[ˈsɪkləmən] ncyclamen m

cyclamen

nAlpenveilchen nt, → Zyklamen nt (spec)

cyclamen

[ˈsɪkləmən] nciclamino
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