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free·sia

 (frē′zhə, -zhē-ə, -zē-ə)
n.
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.

[New Latin, after Friedrich Heinrich Theodor Freese (1795-1876), German physician.]

freesia

(ˈfriːzɪə; ˈfriːʒə)
n
(Plants) any iridaceous plant of the genus Freesia, of southern Africa, cultivated for their white, yellow, or pink tubular fragrant flowers
[C19: New Latin, named after F. H. T. Freese (died 1876), German physician]

free•si•a

(ˈfri ʒi ə, -zi ə, -ʒə)

n., pl. -si•as.
any South African plant of the genus Freesia, of the iris family, having tubular flowers.
[1880–85; < New Latin, after E. M. Fries (1794–1878), Swedish botanist]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.freesia - any of several plants of the genus Freesia valued for their one-sided clusters of usually fragrant yellow or white or pink tubular flowersfreesia - any of several plants of the genus Freesia valued for their one-sided clusters of usually fragrant yellow or white or pink tubular flowers
iridaceous plant - any bulbous plant of the family Iridaceae
genus Freesia - cormous perennial herbs; native to South Africa
Translations

freesia

[ˈfriːzɪə] Nfresia f

freesia

[ˈfriːʒə] nfreesia mfree speech nliberté f de parolefree spirit nesprit m librefree-standing [ˌfriːˈstændɪŋ] adj [appliance] → non intégré(e), non encastré(e); [piece of furniture] → séparé(e)

freesia

n (Bot) → Freesie f

freesia

[ˈfriːzɪə] nfresia
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