Meaning of chrysanthemum
Pronunciation: (kri-san'thu-mum), [key]
- any of several composite plants of the genus Chrysanthemum, as C. leucanthemum, the oxeye daisy, having white ray flowers with a yellow center.
- any cultivated variety of the plant C. morifolium, native to China, and of other species of Chrysanthemum, notable for the diversity of color and size of their autumnal flowers.
- the flower of any such plant.
- chrysanthemum (Thesaurus)