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Noun: cleome  klee'ow-mee
  1. Any of various often strong-smelling plants of the genus Cleome having showy spider-shaped flowers
    - spiderflower
Noun: Cleome
  1. Tropical and subtropical annual or perennial herbs or low shrubs
    - genus Cleome

Derived forms: cleomes

Type of: dilleniid dicot genus, herb, herbaceous plant

Part of: caper family, Capparidaceae, family Capparidaceae

Encyclopedia: Cleome