Definition of Freesia

1. Noun. Any of several plants of the genus Freesia valued for their one-sided clusters of usually fragrant yellow or white or pink tubular flowers.

Generic synonyms: Iridaceous Plant
Group relationships: Genus Freesia



Definition of Freesia

1. Noun. Any flowering plant of the genus ''Freesia'', native to South Africa. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Freesia

1. an African herb [n -S]

Freesia Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Freesia

freeps
freer
freeride
freerides
freeriding
freeroll
freerolled
freerolling
freerolls
freers
freerun
freerunning
frees
freesheet
freesheets
freesia (current term)
freesias
freeskier
freeskiers
freeskiing
freest
freestanding
freestone
freestones
freestore
freestyle
freestyled
freestyler
freestylers
freestyles

Literary usage of Freesia

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1. Contemporary Verse Anthology: Favorite Poems Selected from the Magazine by Charles Wharton Stork (1920)
"... freesia BY THERESA HELBURN THE freesia that you loved so well Is here in hosts, And from each slender ivory bell Rise fragrant ghosts Of grey dawns by ..."

2. Bulb Gardening by Mary Hampden (1922)
"White, white and gold. with deep tomato-orange blotch freesia ... Yellow, rose and gold. flushed with gold, and with freesia MAUVE IDEAL. ..."

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