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Noun: chrysanthemum  kri'san-thu-mum
  1. The flower of a chrysanthemum plant
    - mum
     
  2. Any of numerous perennial Old World herbs having showy brightly coloured flower heads of the genera Chrysanthemum, Argyranthemum, Dendranthema, Tanacetum; widely cultivated
    - mum

Derived forms: chrysanthemums

Type of: bloom, blossom, flower

Part of: aster family, Asteraceae, Compositae, family Asteraceae, family Compositae

Encyclopedia: Chrysanthemum