Meaning of “freesia” in the English Dictionary

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"freesia" in English

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freesianoun [ C ]

uk /ˈfriː.ʒə/ us /ˈfriː.ʒə/

Examples from literature

  • Freesia.—This elegant and delicately perfumed flower is annually raised in large numbers from seed. 
  • Freesias may be potted six or more in a pot of mellow soil, and then started into growth at once. 
  • She bowed her face over the flowers—the freesias so sweet and spring-like, the scarlet anemones flaunting over the table. 
  • The white or yellowish bell-shaped flowers of freesia are produced on slender stalks just above the foliage, to the number of six to eight in a cluster. 
  • There was a bowl of freesias and scarlet anemones on the table. 

(Definition of “freesia” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)